A man has been committed to stand trial accused of killing a man in a hit and run in Merriwa.
Luke David Taylor today pleaded not guilty to murder over the death of 29-year-old William Maker in April.
Mr Maker had been waiting for a bus on Baltimore Parade when it is believed he stepped on to the road to signal a driver to slow down.
He died from head injuries after being thrown about 15m when he was struck by the Nissan Pulsar. Mr Taylor allegedly fled the scene without helping Mr Maker.
Mr Maker's family were in court today when Mr Taylor was committed to stand trial in the Supreme Court.Mr Taylor will face the Supreme Court next month.