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After fleeing, man charged with hitting teenage bicyclist is captured again

A man who fled home incarceration after being accused of hitting a teenage bicyclist with his van has been caught again.

Terry Mullins, 47, of Corbin, was arrested in Hamilton County, Ohio, according to a news release from the Laurel County sheriff's office.

Mullins, who is charged with leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid, first-degree assault and driving under the influence, left home incarceration on Oct. 17, the sheriff's office said.

The sheriff's office said Mullins was driving a full-size van when he hit a 17-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle on U.S. 25 Sept. 5.

The boy was critically injured.

Mullins drove away and was found later when sheriff's deputies were called to investigate a complaint of a man banging on the door of a residence more than two miles from the crash site. Mullins was passed out behind the wheel, and hair was lodged in the van's damaged windshield, the sheriff's office said.

Deputies found the boy's backpack embedded in the front grill of the van and began to investigate. That led them to the boy lying in a ditch alongside the road.

The sheriff's office said in a release Friday that Mullins has waived extradition back to Laurel County.

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