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Driver charged in bicyclist hit-and-run death

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
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A Chicago man is now charged in a deadly hit-and-run accident in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood.

Prosecutors say Ignacio Ramirez was drunk when he drove into Frederick Kobrick early Tuesday morning.

Kobrick was hit while riding his bicycle in the 1100-block of West 18th Street.

Ramirez is also accused of leaving the scene of the accident. Police found him a short time later just a few blocks away.

Ramirez is charged with aggravated DUI, reckless homicide and leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

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