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'Girls Gone Wild' Distribution Boss Surrenders to Officials After Fatal Hit-and-Run

November 13, 2010 (6:55 am) GMT
Ryan Bowman surrendered to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials after allegedly killing a 21-year-old woman in a serious hit-and-run accident during which he reportedly left the crime scene.

A distribution boss for Joe Francis' adult movie franchise "Girls Gone Wild" has been held on $2 million bail after allegedly killing a woman in a serious hit-and-run accident in California. Ryan Bowman, head of Zeal Entertainment, which distributes the explicit films in Australia, is accused of fatally hitting 21-year-old Lauren Ann Freeman with his Bentley as she crossed a street in West Hollywood late on Wednesday night, November 10.

He reportedly left the scene of the crime and the luxury car was later found dumped nearby. Bowman surrendered to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials on Thursday, November 11 and was booked on a felony charge of vehicular manslaughter.

He is being held on bail and is due to appear before a judge on Monday, November 15.

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