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DATE/TIME: Friday, November 18th, 2011 / 09:00 AM
SUBJECT:Arrest Made in Fatal Hit & Run Accident


The Schenectady Police Department have made an arrest of the driver in the fatal hit and run accident that occurred on Wednesday, November 17, 2011. A tip was received regarding the vehicle involved. Officers followed up on the tip and located the vehicle and then the driver. Arrested and cited is 34 year old Anthony J. Gallo (05/16/77). Mr. Gallo is charged with leaving the scene of an auto accident resulting in death without reporting, a class D Felony, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a motor vehicle in the 2nd Degree, an unclassified Misdemeanor, and the vehicle and traffic law infractions 1111D1, passing a steady red light, 1180E, imprudent speed, and 1146, failure to exercise due care. Mr. Gallo had 10 suspensions on his driver license at the time of the accident that resulted in the death of 19 year old Cassandra Boone (1/10/92). The vehicle was registered to a female and owned by Anthony J. Gallo’s father. The investigation is still open as the department awaits toxicology results. Further charges are pending.