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Prosecutors seek to charge teen arrested in Andreas Probst killing as an adult

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The teenage driver accused of fatally mowing down a retired police chief biking along a Las Vegas road should be tried as an adult, prosecutors said Monday as the victim’s wife reportedly called for “outrage in the courtrooms.”

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Andreas Probst, 64, was deliberately struck by a Hyundai around 6 a.m. on Aug. 14 and a 17-year-old driver was arrested in the shocking caught-on-camera hit-and-run.

The teen is facing a murder charge that was filed in the juvenile system, but the Clark County District Attorney’s said in a news release Monday it wants to charge the suspect as an adult.

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Car approaching cyclist
Andreas Probst, 64, was killed while riding his bike on Aug. 14.
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The driver asked his friend “ready?” before driving into the back of Probst.
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The DA’s office and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are also seeking a second suspect — also apparently a teen boy — who was giggling while filming the horrifying incident, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

“I am confident that justice will be served in this matter once the investigation is complete and the appropriate charges have been filed,” Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said in a statement.

The not been identified because of his age.

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Video shows Probst lying on the side of the road as the teenager fled the scene.
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The hit-and-run gained national attention over the weekend when a clip of it exploded on social media.

As the driver approached the cyclist, he asked his pal “ready?” as the laughing passenger filmed.

“Yeah, hit his ass,” he told the driver before plowing into the retiree.

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Andreas Probst was 64 years old.

After the cyclist was struck, the car sped off on North Tenaya Way.

Probst’s grief-stricken wife, Crystal Probst, told Fox News Digital her loved one’s slaying is the result of national backlash against police and lack of sufficient punishment for criminals.

Probst retired from law enforcement in 2009 and had moved to Las Vegas.
Probst retired from law enforcement in 2009 and had moved to Las Vegas.
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“It’s not just about one victim. We as a nation are victims. We are victims of senseless crimes,” she said in her first public statement since police announced a murder charge against the driver.

“We all need to show up and show our outrage in the courtrooms.”

Probst is remembered as an "amazing man" following his tragic death.
Probst is remembered as a “ray of sunshine” following his tragic death.
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Following the deliberate crash, Probst was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The former cop had moved to Sin City after he retired as chief of police in Bell, California in 2009, according to reports.

“He was honestly like a ray of sunshine,” Taylor Probst said of her father during a memorial service, according to KLAS. “That just bled through your life.”

“Everybody who ever knew him,” she additionally said. “Loved him.”

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