Coon Rapids Man who Drove Away from Severely Injured Child Gets 15 Months

Updated: 12/20/2013 7:37 PM KSTP.com By: Megan Stewart



A man who hit a 9-year-old boy on his bike then drove off gets a stayed prison sentence of 15 months Friday.

Nathan Boese, of Coon Rapids, pleaded guilty to hitting Amir Taylor in June of last year.

Taylor was riding his bike in Coon Rapids when he was hit. The child suffered a brain injury in the crash.

Boese pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular operation, leaving the scene and failure to stop, on Nov. 4.