JENNIFER ELKINS Woman Almost Hits Child While Allegedly Passing Stopped School Bus
Reported by: Mamie Buoy
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Mar. 1, 2012 4:16 PM EST
Updated: Mar. 1, 2012 4:29 PM EST
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, Boone County
, West Virginia
A Boone County woman is facing charges after she almost hit a child while attempting to pass a stopped school bus.
Boone County Sheriff's Lieutenant D.W. Sutphin was stopped at a traffic light on WV Route 85 when he says he saw 24-year-old Jennifer Elkins try to pass the bus nearly hitting a child. Lt. Sutphin first thought the child had actually been hit.
Elkins then drove a few yards to where Lt. Sutphin was waiting. He stopped her and took her into custody.
Elkins is charged with misdemeanors counts of trying to overtake and pass a stopped school bus. She was arraigned in Boone County Magistrate Court, where she posted a personal recognizance bond.
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