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Not Guilty Plea For Man Charged In Teen's Hit-And-Run Death

Not Guilty Plea For Man Charged In Teen's Hit-And-Run Death

A Pennsylvania man accused in the hit-and-run death of 13-year-old from Sylvan Beach has pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges.

Authorities say 53-year-old Gary Svecz's vehicle struck young Neil Pederson as the teen was riding his bike home. Svecz subsequently left the scene. He is being held in Oneida County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail and is due back in court August 9.

 

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