Driver suspected in hit-and-run that left boy dead in Covington pleads not guilty

Suspected driver in fatal hit-and-run pleaded not guilty during a video arraignment (WKRC)

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - The driver accused in the deadly hit-and-run that left a child dead in Covington pleaded not guilty Monday morning.

Police say Wells hit 6-year-old Eli Kindt on Friday in Latonia and drove off. Eli died at the scene.

Police were later able to catch up with Wells and arrest him at a nearby shopping center. Wells is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

A judge set bond at $10,000 during Wells' video arraignment.

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