Alleged driver in New Year's hit-and-run indicted - WNEM TV 5

Alleged driver in New Year's hit-and-run indicted

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Derek Russell was killed in a hit and run New Year's morning Derek Russell was killed in a hit and run New Year's morning
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

The man police say was behind the wheel of the truck that hit and killed Springfield resident Derek Russell has been indicted.

Adam Thurber is accused of hitting Russell New Year's morning while Russell was riding his bike on Boston Road.

Thurber was indicted on vehicular homicide and two other charges in Superior Court.

Thurber's attorney had tried to get the charge dismissed.

Meantime Russell's mother says she's relieved and hopes the justice system will work.

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