Timothy Whitehead (far left), the brother of Rozell Whitehead, stands near a makeshift memorial for his brother, who was killed Saturday, Feb. 25, in the City of Albany when he was struck by a car while crossing Henry Johnson Boulevard.
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Bethlehem Police spokesman Lt. Thomas Heffernan said the driver then showed up at the Bethlehem Police Station shortly after to report an accident and it was determined he was involved in the hit and run in Albany. He was turned over to Albany detectives.
Miller said Eckhardt-Rigberg was accompanied by his attorney on Tuesday to the Detective Division at South Station. He was booked and held overnight pending arraignment Wednesday morning in Albany City Court.
Eckhardt-Rigberg was also charged with felony leaving the scene of a personal injury auto accident resulting in death and several other traffic violations, according to police.