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2 men charged in hit-and-run crash in Aurora that killed motorcyclist


DENVER — Two men police say were involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Aurora have been charged.

The Denver Post reports ( ) 25-year-old Dustin Beers, of Centennial, faces several charges, including vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal accident and driving under the influence. Meanwhile, 21-year-old Paden Clements, of Wheat Ridge, has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident, careless driving resulting in death, failure to yield and driving with a suspended license.

Police say Beers and Clements were driving pickup trucks and traveling together when Beers turned in front of a motorcycle ridden by 41-year-old Derek Dahl on Aug. 25. Dahl was then run over by Clements' truck.

Aurora police say Beers and Clements got out to check on Dahl, then fled the scene.

Information from: The Denver Post,

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