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Charged dropped in case against driver in man’s death

August 9, 2018

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A prosecutor has dropped a charge stemming from the traffic death of a man in Grand Island.

Robin Nehls, of Grand Island, was arrested a year ago, coming forward three days after 28-year-old Justin Foster was fatally struck. The Grand Island Independent reports that Nehls had pleaded not guilty to the felony charge: failure to stop and render aid in a case of serious injury or death.

Prosecutor Sarah Carstensen made a motion in court Monday to dismiss the charge against Nehls. She said Wednesday that, after reviewing evidence and consulting with investigators, she concluded that a conviction was unlikely.

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Information from: The Grand Island Independent, http://www.theindependent.com

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