May 8, 2015 9:05 AM

Driver charged with negligent homicide in deadly hit-and-run in Derry

DERRY - Police have arrested a man accused of hitting a motorcycle with his car and then driving off.

Michael Dixon, 46, of 20R Juniper Road, is charged with negligent homicide.

Police said Dixon was under the influence when he crashed into a motorcycle that had two people on it on Chester Road around 6:42 p.m.

The driver of the motorcycle died from his injuries. His name and the passenger's name are being withheld until their families are notified.

Dixon is scheduled to appear in Derry district court Friday morning.


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