NEW HAVEN — A city man, who alleged went by the nickname "Wolverine," was charged in connection with a fatal March hit-and-run crash Monday, police said.
Early on March 7, first responders were called to Grand Avenue beat Poplar and Ferry streets for a pedestrian struck by a car, police said. Michael Kucher, 44, was trying to cross the road when he was hit.
The driver fled the scene in a white Honda Accord. Witnesses said the drive crashed into a tree before hitting Kucher.
One witness said the driver of the car was known as "Wolverine" with "vampire-like fangs."
The day after the crash, officers found what may have been...