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Driver sentenced for hitting bicyclist, fleeing the scene

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A driver has been sentenced for hitting a bicyclist with his car, then fleeing the scene of the crash in October 2018.

Daniel Hermosillo, 38, hit a bicyclist in the 800 block of Colfax, then crashed his car into a utility pole around 3:20 a.m. in the 700 block of W. Oak.

Hermosillo was charged with leaving the scene of an accident serious bodily injury, cause serious injury operating motor vehicle with schedule I or II substance and operating a vehicle with schedule 1 or II controlled substance in a person's body.

Hermosillo pleaded guilty to the first two charges and the third charge was dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

The judge sentenced Hermosillo to 2 years in prison with 161 days suspended. His sentence will be served concurrently with a robbery sentence from 2014. His probation was revoked in that case.

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