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Man charged with manslaughter in North Platte hit-and-run

January 29, 2019

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have charged a driver with manslaughter for the death of a pedestrian in North Platte.

Lincoln County Court records say 34-year-old Ryan Baade, of North Platte, also was charged Monday with failing to stop and render aid. He’s being held in the Lincoln County Jail pending $250,000 bail. Court records don’t list the name of an attorney who could comment for Baade. His next court hearing is scheduled for Thursday.

Police say 65-year-old David Kohlmeier was struck while crossing a street around 6:45 a.m. Friday by a vehicle that fled the scene .

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