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San Francisco police officer pleads not guilty to 2 felony hit-and-run charges

This undated photo released by Mark Abramson shows San Francisco Police officer Christoper Kohrs. Kohrs was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Mark Abramson via AP)

This undated photo released by Mark Abramson shows San Francisco Police officer Christoper Kohrs. Kohrs was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Mark Abramson via AP)  (The Associated Press)

A San Francisco police officer has pleaded not guilty to two felony hit-and-run charges after two pedestrians were struck in a crosswalk and the driver walked away from the scene.

KCBS reported (http://cbsloc.al/1N5A3VP ) that 38-year-old police officer Christopher Kohrs entered the plea Wednesday during his arraignment in San Francisco Superior Court. He is currently free on $100,000 bail,

Kohrs is accused of striking two men in their 40s on Sunday afternoon in North Beach.

Authorities say the two men were hospitalized with severe internal injuries. Their names and exact ages were not released.

Kohrs was identified as the registered owner and driver of the 2009 Dodge Charger involved in the collision. Eight hours after the collision, he surrendered at police headquarters.

Kohrs' attorney, Anthony Tall did not comment on the charges.

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Information from: KCBS-AM.