Police say they have made an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run that happened earlier this week in the area of 49th Street and Chester Ave.
Police say they arrested 45-year-old Jerome Brooks, of Elmira, N.Y., in connection with the deadly accident.
Deanna Teal, 52, was headed southbound on 49th Street and crossing the intersection Monday when she was struck by an SUV that was traveling at a fast speed. According to investigators, Teal was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say the SUV involved in the accident was found abandoned in the area of the 4700 block of Larchwood Street with damage to its front end.
Police say Brooks faces murder, homicide by vehicle and other related charges.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.
Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day. Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s.
It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thunderstorm chances increasing N&W anytime after 2/3PM. It should remain dry down the shore all day Saturday and most if not all of Sunday.
Saturday (82/62): Sun/Clouds
Sunday (89/70): Clouds/Storm
Monday (90/74): Clouds/Storm