Daniel Bark Arrested in Alexis Cohen Hit-and-Run

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Daniel Bark, a 23-year-old New Jersey resident, was arrested and charged with the death of Alexis Cohen, a former American Idol contestant, during a hit-and-run.

Cops say Bark killed Cohen with a 2005 Mitsubishi Gallant and left the scene of the predawn Saturday accident, and could face 10-15 years in prison if so.

About 4 a.m., two passersby discovered the battered body of the memorable American Idol castoff on a road in Seaside Heights on the New Jersey shore.

Her car was found about 300 yards away.

Alexis Cohen in one of her two failed American Idol tryouts.

Investigators said Alexis Cohen, 25, who hails from Allentown, Pa., had been visiting the popular beach town. Bark was arrested in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

His bail was set at $35,000.

Alexis Cohen, who was studying veterinarian medicine at Montgomery County Community College, will always be remembered by legions of Idol fans.

May she rest in peace.