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Police arrest man suspected of hitting 2 men in Russell neighborhood

Police said they arrested 54-year-old Robert Hollis in connection with the incident.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Metro Police Department have arrested a man after they say he hit two men with a pickup truck on July 17.

Police have arrested and charged 54-year-old Robert Hollis with murder, leaving the scene of an accident, failing to render aid and assault.

Through their investigation, police say they found Hollis had been involved in an argument with one of the victims.

LMPD says witnesses saw the two men standing outside of their vehicle near the intersection of S. 19th Street and W. Jefferson Street in the Russell neighborhood around 1:55 a.m.

They said a man, later identified as Hollis, then intentionally struck the men with a pickup truck before driving away.

Police said both men were sent to UofL Health, one man was taken with non-life-threatening injuries, but the second man had critical injuries. 

The second man died on July 18 at UofL Health, an LMPD spokesperson said.

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