MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 26-year-old Flint, Michigan man has pleaded guilty in an Edina hit-and-run that injured a teenage girl attempting to board a school bus earlier this year.

On Monday, Carlton Troutman pleaded guilty to second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon in connection to the Jan. 23 incident. Troutman is accused of driving around a bus and striking a 17-year-old girl with his car. He then sped off and fled the state.

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A warrant was issued for his arrest on March 11. Two days later, he was arrested in Michigan and eventually brought back to Minnesota.

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Troutman pleaded guilty on the day the trial was set to begin. His sentencing is set for Aug. 7.

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The victim was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. She recently told WCCO that the collision sent her flying into the air and that she thought she was paralyzed. Despite major obstacles, however, she has made a strong recovery.