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Hit-and-run driver released on time served
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A Sparta man who bolted from the scene of an accident on Tuesday, leaving his passenger and the injured driver of the other vehicle behind, has been released on time served.The hit-and-run driver, Devon R. Kirby, 25, entered guilty pleas Thursday before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of driving on a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident with injury. He was released on two days time served and placed on probation for a year. He was also directed to pay $50 plus costs and lose his driver license for one year.Kirby was driving a 2006 Ford Fusion on Sparta Highway when he collided with a 1986 Chevy Celebrity driven by Floyd Shockley, 64, of Spencer.