Arrest made in fatal Durham hit-and-run

Maceo Kemp Jr. (Courtesy: Durham Police Dept.)
July 9, 2013 3:50:16 PM PDT
Police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Durham Monday evening.

It happened just before 9 p.m. in the 1700 block of Hillandale Road near a golf course and Interstate 85.

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Authorities said 36-year-old Seth Vidal, of Durham, was going north on Hillandale Road when he was struck from behind by a vehicle.

The force of the impact sent Vidal and his bicycle into a ditch. He was taken to Duke Hospital where he later died.

Police charged Maceo Kemp Jr., 27, with felony hit-and-run and driving with a revoked license after they say he hit Vidal. Kemp turned himself into police Tuesday afternoon.

Vidal was a senior software engineer at Red Hat. His funeral arrangements have not been finalized.

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