Man sentenced for leaving the scene of an accident

ELKHART, Ind. — The man accused of hitting a bicyclist and severely injuring her in summer of 2012 has been sentenced.

28-year-old Pasquale Rulli pleaded guilty in January to charges of leaving the scene.

Saturday night, Michiana News Channel reported that he has been given a 1 1/2 year sentence. Rulli also received 120 hours of community service.

His driver's license will be suspended for 3 1/2 years.

Rulli struck 17-year-old Zion Carlstrom and fled the scene.

The teen is still recovering from the crash.

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