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Bond denied for hit and run driver

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George Newell, Jr.   Source: HCSD George Newell, Jr. Source: HCSD

George Newell, Jr. has been denied bond. He's charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident in connection with the hit and run death of 13-year-old Raymond Echols.

Echols was hit and killed Thursday evening as he rode his bicycle home from playing basketball with friends. It happened on Bailey Avenue.

Forty-year-old Newell, who has a Madison address, turned himself in at police headquarters Saturday morning.

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