Police: Man admitted snorting heroin before hitting, killing woman on scooter

State News

CLEVELAND, OH (WCMH) – A 19-year-old man accused of hitting and killing a Cleveland woman riding an electric scooter remains in jail.

Bond for Scott McHugh was set at $500,000 during a brief court hearing Tuesday.

He was emotional in the courtroom as he was waiting for the hearing to begin.

Police say he was speeding when he crashed into the back of a scooter on a downtown Cleveland street. He allegedly admitted to snorting heroin shortly before the crash.

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