Father of 4 killed in hit-and-run; driver turns himself in

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Father of 4 killed in hit-and-run; driver turns himself in. Brian Taff reports during Action News at 4:30 p.m. on September 20, 2018.

The man accused of killing a father of four, in a hit and run crash in Montgomery County this summer, is now behind bars.

Fifty-year-old Steven Rokita turned himself in today.

The Boyertown man is accused of rear-ending a vehicle, driven by 38-year-old William Bender, back on July 23.

The impact pushed his car into oncoming traffic on Route 663 in Upper Hanover Township.

Bender was killed just miles from his home.

An 83-year-old man was also seriously hurt.

Rokita, who left the scene after the crash, is now being held on $100,000.

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