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The 25-year-old two-times American Idol contestant Alexis Cohen was killed in a hit and run car accident.

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Cohen, 25, who also appeared on the View, Live with Regis and Kelly and Howard Sterm’s radio show was struck early Saturday morning in Seaside Heights. Two passerby’s who called 911 found her around 4 a.m., Deputy Chief Michael Mohel of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office tells the Morning Call newspaper of her hometown, Allentown, Penn.

She was pronounced dead at 6:35 a.m. at the Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J. Autopsy results show she suffered chest, head and abdominal injuries,

Daniel Bark, 23, was arrested around 6 p.m. Sunday and charged with causing Cohen’s death by reckless driving and leaving the scene of a collision, The Star-Ledger reports.

In a hearing today, Superior Court Judge Wendell E. Daniels said Bark will be also be charged with aggravated manslaughter, death by auto and eluding.

Bark is currently being held in Ocean County Jail in Toms River, N.J. on $185,000. His lawyer said: “He’s having an extremely difficult time mentally coming to terms with the fact that there’s an allegation that he caused a death. My client is in a state of mind where he is going to be under suicide watch.”

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