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Woman charged in hit-and-run death of bicyclist from Kansas

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) – A 27-year-old Missouri woman has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Kansas teenager who was struck while riding her bicycle.

Leavenworth County Prosecutor Todd Thompson said Amber Nicole Alexander of Parkville, was charged Monday with second-degree murder or the alternative of DUI involuntary manslaughter.

Prosecutors allege Alexander hit 16-year-old Miranda Lynch in Leavenworth on Saturday and then fled.

Lynch was transported to a hospital but died later of her injuries.

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