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UPDATE: Suspect turns himself in after fatal hit and run

LEAGUEVILLE, TX (KLTV) -

A Henderson County man has turned himself in after a fatal hit and run crash near Leagueville.

The crash happened Thursday night near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 607 and Farm-to-Market Road 317.

Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt said a vehicle hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. He said John Tanner Forester, 17, of Athens turned himself in Friday morning at his mother's home.

Forester was arrested and charged with failure to stop and render aid. 

The victim has been identified as Jonathon Wade McRae, 19, of Henderson County.

Sheriff Nutt said the investigation is still ongoing and will be handed over to the district attorney's office.

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