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Teen To Be Tried As Adult In Fatal Local Hit-Skip Crash


A Franklin County judge has ruled a 16-year-old driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian during a high-speed chase last February be tried as an adult. 

16-year-old Ramadhan Muridi allegedly struck and killed 61-year-old Arthur Smith with a stolen vehicle on South Hamilton Road. A trial date is pending. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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