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Naked man who stole fire truck charged with murder

Police say he sped away in fire truck, then hit and killed 28-year-old Justin Nicholas Miller before crashing

The Associated Press

PORT ROYAL, S.C. — Authorities say a naked man who stole a fire truck and drove off, killing a pedestrian and hitting six vehicles, will be charged with murder.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports 26-year-old Kalvin Hunt had escaped from a veterans affairs hospital Friday, before the crash. A spokeswoman for Naval Hospital Beaufort would not say what Hunt was being treated for, citing privacy laws.

Bob Beres, a spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, said Hunt had been served with a murder warrant Tuesday.

Authorities are not sure when Hunt took off his clothes. Police say he sped away in the fire truck, then hit and killed 28-year-old Justin Nicholas Miller before crashing.

Hunt, who struggled with police officers after the crash, is now hospitalized in Charleston.

Associated PressCopyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

 




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