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Teen girl charged in hit, skip crash that killed great-grandmother

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Maxine Lobins (Source: Family) Maxine Lobins (Source: Family)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced that charges of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, Failure to Stop After an Accident, Vehicular Homicide, Falsification, and Certain Acts Prohibited were filed against a then 16-year-old juvenile female for causing the death of 81-year-old Maxine Lobins. 

On Wednesday, January 9 at 7:53 a.m., Maxine Lobins was walking with a walker in the street (on the side of the roadway) on Lorain Avenue attempted to cross in the crosswalk and was struck by a black SUV that was operating eastbound on Lorain Avenue.

After hitting the great-grandmother, the teenage girl did not stop and continued eastbound on Lorain. Lobins was taken to Fairview Hospital, where she was pronounce dead on arrival.

The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office and the Cleveland Police Department's Accident Investigation Unit (AIU) working in connection with the Fairview Park Police Department, Rocky River Police Department, Lakewood Police Department, and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office investigated this case.   

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