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Canastota Police make arrest after hit-and-run

CANASTOTA, NY – The Canastota Police Department has made an arrest after a hit-and-run left a woman injured last month.

29-year-old Richard Otts of Canastota is charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, speed not reasonable and prudent, and reckless driving.

On May 28, 2022, Otts was driving south on the 100 block of S. Peterboro Street when the pickup truck he was driving struck a Utica woman who was alongside her parked car. The victim suffered major injuries and was hospitalized for several days.

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