Police in Granite City are expected to seek charges today against a suspect accused in a fatal hit and run accident near Route 3.  Fifty-year-old Shari Watts of East Alton was found dead along Illinois Route 3 about a half mile south of Niedringhaus Avenue just after 7am Saturday.  Authorities believe Watts was last seen alive asking for a ride in Brooklyn last Friday night.

Granite City police report they arrested one person yesterday, and impounded a car in connection with the case.  Detectives plan to meet with the Madison County State's Attorney's Office today to present their case.

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