Woman charged in NC hit-and-run appears in court

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on June 18, 2013 at 12:34 PM

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- A Brevard, N.C., woman faces charges of felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in the hit-and-run death last week of bicycle rider in Wilmington. 

The 23-year-old college student had her first appearance in court on Monday.  

Judith Nemeth is charged in the death of 27-year-old Zachary Paul Tyler. He was hit by a vehicle as he rode his bike home from work last Thursday night. 

Authorities found Nemeth's damaged car Friday and she turned herself in Saturday. She is free on $25,000 bond but a judge revoked her license Monday. 

Nemeth's attorney says it's his client's first offense and she wants to meet and speak with the victim's family. 
 

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