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Woman accused of hitting 6-year-old boy with ATV in Dent makes first court appearance

The woman accused of running over a 6-year-old boy with an ATV made her first court appearance today.

Abigail Feist of Pelican Rapids is accused of hitting a person and driving off without stopping.

The six-year-old sustained minor injuries from the accident.

Feist has tentatively pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of criminal vehicular operation, misdemeanor criminal vehicular operation, misdemeanor failure to stop and a misdemeanor of failing to notify the police.

A settlement hearing is scheduled for June 22.  

If convicted, the maximum sentence is three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. 

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