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Man charged following deadly vehicle strike in Bristol

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Gary DeFilippe. (Bristol police photo) Gary DeFilippe. (Bristol police photo)
BRISTOL, CT (WFSB) -

A man faces several charges following the death of a man he hit with a vehicle in Bristol over the summer.

Police said Gary DeFilippe was arrested for the July 7 incident that killed 77-year-old John Levesque.

It happened on North Main Street.

DeFilippe turned himself on in Friday, according to police.

He was charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, failure to grant right of way to a pedestrian in a cross walk, failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian, traveling too fast for conditions and failure to have lights lit.

He was arrested based on an arrest warrant, police said.

DeFilippe was released on a $10,000 non-surety bond and given an court date of Nov. 14 in Bristol.

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