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Girl, 13, charged in fatal Milwaukee hit-and-run

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Prosecutors have charged a 13-year-old girl in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Milwaukee earlier this month.

The girl faces four felony counts in the death of 57-year-old Ronald Forbes, including first-degree reckless homicide.

Charges allege the girl was drag racing a stolen car against teens in a second stolen vehicle when she struck Forbes as he bicycled to work.

The girl told police she did not see Forbes.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/SnwtK5) reports the girl is charged as an adult, but could seek a waiver of her case to children’s court.

The girl was ordered to undergo a psychological examination after her attorney raised the question of her competency. Her next court date is Sept. 7 in children’s court.

Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj

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