Crime & Courts

Wheaton man charged in crash that killed pedestrian last fall


WHEATON – A Wheaton man has been charged in a crash that killed a pedestrian last November on Roosevelt Road in Wheaton.

Robert P. Hansen, 51, of the 1100 block of Marcy Avenue, was charged May 25 at the Wheaton Police Department in the fatal crash, which occurred about 9 p.m. Nov. 25, 2017, in the 1200 block of East Roosevelt Road, Wheaton Police Lt. Princeton Youker said in an email.

The victim has been identified as Hem Raj Magar, 22, also of the 1200 block of East Roosevelt Road, he said.

Hansen was charged with two counts of failure to stop after having an accident involving personal injury or death, Youker said. He had been wanted on a $10,000 arrest warrant.

Hansen's next court appearance is set for June 27.