Suspected river in hit-and-run crash that killed Army veteran surrenders

INDIANAPOLIS -- The driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed an army veteran and injured his girlfriend last month has surrendered. 

Indianapolis police say Michael Lipscomb, 58, turned himself in to police Tuesday. Lipscomb is accused of hitting Sgt. Joseph Nordstrom, 30 and Angie Ruhlig, 36, on Southeastern Avenue on February 24 and then leaving the scene. 

Sgt. Nordstrom, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, later died from his injuries.

Nordstrom served in the Army National Guard for 11 years, including a tour in Afghanistan. He was a graduate of Northwest High School.

Nordstrom's girlfriend, Angela Ruhlig, was injured in the hit-and-run crash. She is expected to be OK.

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Lipscomb is charged with failure to stop at an accident resulting in death and failure to stop at an accident resulting in serious bodily injury. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will make final charging decisions in the case. 

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