Walker man charged in Richmond Park hit-and-run that injured 4-year-old

Posted at 5:36 PM, Feb 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-05 17:41:56-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kevin Daniel Witte has been charged with a felony in connection with the Richmond Park hit-and-run that injured a 4-year-old boy.

Witte, 23, of Walker was charged Thursday with failure to stop at the scene of a personal injury accident, according to the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office.

He is accused of hitting Gabriel Castillo Jr. Jan. 24 while the boy was sledding at Richmond Park.   Castillo was struck after his saucer veered off the hill and onto Richmond Street NW.

He was taken to the hospital and returned home this week.