Driver In Big Bay Fatal Hit & Run Identified

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Michael Nels Nelson

Michael Nels Nelson

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have identified the man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened late last year in Big Bay.

46-year-old Michael Nels Nelson of Big Bay was arraigned in 96th District Court on a charge of Failure To Stop At The Scene Of An Accident-When At Fault-Causing Death.

The charge is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.  Nelson was arrested and charged in connection with a hit-and-run in

December that claimed the life of 54-year-old Robin Rahoi of Big Bay.

Nelson faces a preliminary exam on April 7th.

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