The Latest: Man charged with murder in the fatal hit-and-run

SAN FRANCISCO – The Latest on a deadly hit-and-run crash of five people in San Francisco (all times are local):

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A 33-year-old man is facing a murder charge in a fatal hit-and-run crash five people after a fight in San Francisco.

Public prosecutor spokesperson of Maxwell Szabo, says Mark Dennis also was charged Thursday with four counts of attempted murder, six counts of assault with a deadly weapon and four counts of assault causing great bodily injury.

Police say Dennis hit five people with his car and fled on Wednesday after an altercation in an industrial area of the city. One of the men died, and two are still in the hospital.

Dennis is scheduled to appear in court Friday.


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A hospital official says that the condition of a victim of a deadly hit-and-run crash in San Francisco that followed a battle, it is worse than originally thought.

San Francisco General hospital spokesman Brent Andrew said Thursday that the man is now in critical condition after additional evaluations. Another victim was in serious condition.

Police say a driver hit five people with his car and fled Wednesday after a fight in a waterfront of the city. One of the men died. Andrew says two other victims have been released from the hospital.

The police arrested a suspect and his vehicle in custody but have not released his name.

San Francisco police said Thursday that they did not have additional information about the incident.

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