NYPD: Man charged in hit-and-run death of NYC executive chef
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in connection with a November hit-and-run that killed a New York City executive chef who was less than a month away from his wedding.
Police say 23-year-old Xavier Ward was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges. Authorities say Ward struck and killed 34-year-old Adrian Blanc in November before leaving the scene.
The New York Police Department says the vehicle was later found, but Ward was not arrested until Tuesday.
Blanc’s older brother, Agner, said his brother was an executive chef at Hill and Bay and was on his way home from work. According to his brother, Blanc was engaged to be married in December.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether Ward has an attorney who could comment.