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Music Mogul Suge Knight Arrested in Hit-and-Run Case

Jasmine Reynolds2 years ago

Death Row records founder and music mogul, Suge Knight turned himself in to police after his alleged involvement with a hit-and-run case.

Details of the Hit-and-Run Incident

Investigators report that witnesses say Knight and the two victims were arguing outside of a restaurant late Thursday afternoon around 3 P.M. in Compton. The argument between the friends got heated and Knight hit both victims with his vehicle.

One victim is dead, the other is injured. According to Mercury News, one witness told authorities that “”Looks like he drove backwards and struck the victims and drove forwards and struck them again.” 

Knight turned himself in 3 A.M. Friday morning. Police have charged Knight with Suspicion of Murder.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • In 2012, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in auto accidents and another 76,000 were injured.
  • This averages to one death every two hours and one injury every 7 minutes.


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