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Teen Hit-and-Run Driver Who Struck Temple Student Gets 11 ½ to 23 Months in Prison

The teen driver who fled the scene after hitting a Temple University student learned his fate Tuesday.

Rashan Roberts, 18, was sentenced to 11 ½ to 23 months in prison as well as five years probation.

Roberts waived his preliminary hearing back in May and admitted in court in July to running over 22-year-old Rachel Hall and then fleeing the scene back on April 29.

Roberts only had his learner's permit when he struck Hall, who was riding her bicycle near Temple University. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

Roberts surrendered to police May 6 after his parents contacted authorities and told them their son was driving the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant that struck Hall.

Hall, a star Temple lacrosse player, was critically injured and continues to recover in a rehab facility.

Family and friends have set up a website to accept donations to help with her care.

Note: NBC10 received initial reports saying Roberts was sentenced to 11 ½ to 23 years in prison. That has since been corrected.

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