Man Confesses to Hit and Run 4 Years Later

David McCarthy went to Maria Lech's Illinois home to say he killed her daughter.
3:00 | 02/28/12

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Illinois -- involved in a deadly hit and run accident has come clean four years in fact after the crash. -- McCarthy track down the family of twenty year old Melissa ledge and told him he was behind the wheel the car that struck and killed her. He was arrested after the family took down his license plate and called police McCarthy says he wanted to clear its conscience but that was no consolation the victim's family. He sat down across from me any just came out in fact you know I was the one that struck and killed us we keep them understanding. How can somebody kills somebody beneath him. Court records show McCarthy was charged with -- about a year and a half after the fatal crashes -- has now been set. At a million dollars.

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