Bond Set At $500K For Suspect In Fatal Hit And Run Near Nowata

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 5:10 pm
By: News On 6

NOWATA, Oklahoma -- The suspect in a fatal hit and run is being held on half a million dollars bond, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

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Lt. George Brown said a Nowata judge set Roy Cheatham's bond at $500,000.

Cheatham was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal hit and run collision near Nowata Monday morning.

Troopers said the 46-year-old was driving east on State Highway 28 Monday morning when he left the road, hitting and killing 46-year-old Richard Sullivan, Jr, of Delaware, Oklahoma.

Cheatham left the scene but was later arrested at his home.