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Illinois man bound for trial in Joplin hit and run case

An Illinois man who hit and killed an 8-year-old Joplin girl back in late September has been bound over for trial. 49-year-old Lance Lee was in Jasper County Circuit Court Thursday for a preliminary hearing after he was charged for leaving the scene of the accident that resulted in the death of Destiny Chambers, who was crossing Newman Road to get on her school bus on September 27th. The judge ruled there was probable cause and that a trial will begin Feburary 11th.

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