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Austin, Texas — May 7, 2012

The Austin Police Department is charging Joseph Rosales, 21, with manslaughter after he failed to stop and render aid to John Griffith, 81. Mr. Griffith was hit by Mr. Rosales on Monday when Mr. Rosales left the roadway on Lamar Boulevard.

Mr. Rosales then left the scene after hitting Mr. Griffith and an unknown woman on the hike-and-bike trail. The woman survived, but Mr. Griffith died from his injuries at University Medical Center Brackenridge.

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