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Gregory Larsin arrested for fatal hit-and-run of 78-year in St. Paul

Gregory Larsin has a long history of crime leading up to this hit-and-run.

Gregory Larsin has a long history of crime leading up to this hit-and-run.

Gregory Larsin wasn't being reasonable when he allegedly ran over 78-year old Roger Tetu in St. Paul's Dayton's Bluff neighborhood on Tuesday, and decided to drive off with a shattered windshield.

And he wasn't being reasonable when he refused to turn himself in to police who tracked him down over the telephone and asked him nicely to come down to the station.

Larsin finally did something reasonable this afternoon when he turned himself in to St. Paul police.

Larsin's got an extensive criminal background, including a few arrests related to automobiles, but nothing comes close to leaving an old man to die in the street.

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Ramsey County court records indicate Larsin, 21, has a long criminal record including auto theft, burglary, damage to property, and tampering with a motor vehicle.

After running over the old man, Larsin stuck his head out the window to see past his shattered windshield. He then abandoned the car, a purple Plymouth Neon, according to the Pioneer Press.

Earlier this week, a policeman called Larsin and asked him to turn himself in, but he refused.

Larsin faces felony charges related to the crash, which left Tetu dead. He was out on parole for burglary and theft convictions in Ramsey County when he ran over Tetu.