Mitchum Williams pleads guilty to deadly hit-and-run that killed Josbel Rivera on the Mosholu Parkway in 2012

Williams faces up to four years in prison

Williams faces up to four years in prison when sentenced on April 14. (March 24, 2014 7:36 PM)

A man pleaded guilty today in a 2012 fatal hit-and-run on the Mosholu Parkway.

Mitchum Williams pleaded guilty to a felony charge of leaving the scene without reporting the crash to police. On Christmas Eve 2012, Williams admitted to hitting and killing 23-year-old Josbel Rivera before leaving the scene.

Williams apologized to Rivera's family, but they say they have mixed feelings about...

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