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Police arrest driver in fatal hit-and-run in NJ

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Police in New Jersey say they arrested the driver who struck and killed a 31-year-old man crossing a road before leaving the scene of the accident early Saturday morning. 

Authorities say Joshua Cisson was crossing Route 1&9 when he was struck by the vehicle driven by 25-year-old Ulises Medina of Elizabeth that was heading southbound. 

Cisson later died from his injuries.

Medina's vehicle fled the scene and he led police on a car chase before he finally pulled over a short time later

Medina is being held on criminal charges that include leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident and eluding police. 

He is being held by Elizabeth on $150,000 bail.  

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