PGPD arrest drunk-driver in fatal hit-and-run

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Prince George's County police arrested a suspected drunk driver in a fatal hit-and-run at College Park.

On July 5 at roughly 3:00 a.m., officers were called to the 7300 block of Baltimore Avenue for a reported pedestrian struck by a car.  When they got there, they found a girl, Janelle Marie Oni, 21, suffering from critical injuries.  Oni was pronounced dead at the scene.

After investigation it was determined that Jacky Luangraj, 33, of Manassas, Va., was heading northbound on Baltimore Avenue when he struck Oni as she crossed the street.  Luangraj fled the scene and was later stopped by police and arrested.  At the time of arrest, his BAC was twice the legal limit.

Luangraj is facing 13 charges, including negligent auto homicide, driving under the influence and reckless endangerment.  He was unharmed in the crash.

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