Fulton County man sentenced for hit-and-run

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ROCHESTER — A man from Fulton County is in prison after pleading guilty to his role in a fatal hit-and-run crash.

The wreck happened north of Akron, Nov. 5, 2021.

Brelynna Felix, a 12-year-old Tippecanoe Valley Middle School student, was killed. A 15-year-old boy was also hurt in the wreck.

27-year-old Gage Rogers admitted to leaving the scene of the wreck as part of a plea agreement. WNDU reports he’s been given a 9-and-a-half-year sentence.

Two years will be spent behind bars and the rest as part of a home detention program.