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Sheriff's Office recommends charges in fatal hit and run

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The scene from the Park overpass above I-90 where Robert Royer was struck and killed. Investigators are recommending felony charges for the driver The scene from the Park overpass above I-90 where Robert Royer was struck and killed. Investigators are recommending felony charges for the driver
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