Police arrest man accused of Hoboken hit-and-run

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Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Michelle Charlesworth is live in Hoboken with the latest details.

HOBOKEN, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police arrested a suspect in the deadly hit-and-run that killed 21-year-old Zackhary Simmons on June 25 in Hoboken.

Fifty-year-old Mark Nicholas, of Brooklyn, was arrested by the NYPD during a traffic stop early Friday morning.

Days he was killed, Simmons, of Ramsey, N.J., attended the NBA draft with his cousin Ben -- who was the first round pick by the Philadelphia 76ers.

The night of his cousin's death, Ben Simmons tweeted: "I'm glad I could share this moment in my life with you. Rest in peace Cuzzo. Much love Zachary Simmons #rip"

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