• Massachusetts teen arrested and charged in fatal hit-and-run

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    METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy they say was driving a stolen car when he struck and killed a pedestrian in Massachusetts.

    The Eagle-Tribune reports the Lawrence teen was arrested Monday and charged in the death of 57-year-old Timothy Lafferty, of Methuen, on Oct. 14.

    Police say the boy hit Lafferty at about 8:40 p.m. with an Infiniti M37 that he took from the home of someone he knows. He reportedly returned the car with front-end damage.

    Lafferty died of his injuries.

    The boy does not have a driver's license. He faces several charges including manslaughter and leaving the scene of a personal injury collision causing death.

    Police say his name will not be released because he is a juvenile.

    He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.

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