Woman charged in hit-and-run death of bicyclist from Kansas
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Parkville woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a hit-and-run crash led to the death of a 16-year-old Leavenworth girl.
Amber Nicole Alexander, 27, was charged Monday in 16-year-old Miranda Lynch’s death, Leavenworth County Prosecutor Todd Thompson said.
Police said Lynch was riding her bicycle early Saturday in Leavenworth when she was hit from behind by a vehicle and the driver fled the scene.
Lynch was taken to a hospital but died from her injuries.
Besides second-degree murder, Alexander was charged with an alternative DUI involuntary manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident and tampering with evidence.
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