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Felony hit and run is predicate for felony homicide (access required)

Where a hit and run victim later died from his injuries, the felony hit and run can serve as the predicate offense for a felony homicide conviction. Appellant, the hit and run driver, was properly convicted of both charges because malice can be imputed from her actions and the victim’s death was within the res ...