Driver arrested for hit-and-run crash that killed Clifton Park woman

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Police arrested a 77-year-old man following a hit-and-run crash that killed a Clifton Park woman.

Lawrence Dippold is charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury incident resulting with a death. That’s a felony charge. He was arraigned in Clifton Park Town Court and released.

The accident happened Thursday afternoon on Vischer Ferry Road. Police say Michele Heffern of Clifton Park was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Vischer Ferry Volunteer Fire Company says Heffern was a member of The Vischer Ferry Ladies Auxiliary.