Big Bay Man Found Guilty In Hit And Run Trial

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GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident last year in Big Bay has been found guilty.

The verdict was handed down yesterday in the trial of 46-year-old Michael Nelson.

He was accused driving a vehicle that struck and killed 54-year-old Robin Rahoi of Big Bay as she was walking on Lighthouse Road in the early morning hours of December 17th.

He was charged with failure to stop at the scene of an accident when at fault, resulting in death.

Sentencing is expected to be set later today, Nelson faces up to 15 years in prison.

He is currently free on bond.

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