Driver suspected in hit-run surrenders PTC

March 13, 1997|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

The driver suspected in a hit-and-run accident Tuesday that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy in West Baltimore surrendered to police yesterday.

Rodney Goins, 30, of the 2900 block of Jefferson St., who was driving on a suspended license, was alone when he surrendered at 4: 15 p.m. at police headquarters downtown, police said. He was charged with vehicular manslaughter and was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center pending a bail hearing.

According to police, Kevin Wiggins of the 1000 block of Riggs Ave. was struck by a 1988 Oldsmobile about 6: 42 p.m. Tuesday while crossing the 900 block of N. Gilmor St.

The driver did not stop.

Kevin died about 9: 30 p.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Pub Date: 3/13/97

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