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Huntington Police Say Woman Charged In Hit And Run

Reported: Jan. 31, 2014 4:51 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 31, 2014 6:28 PM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- Huntington police said a woman has been charged in connection with a hit and run in which a 13-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle.

Nancy L. Mathis of Huntington was charged with hit and run causing injury in Cabell County Magistrate Court, according to a news release from the Huntington Police Department.

Mathis is accused of driving a car that hit the girl about 7 a.m. Friday at the intersection of 10th Street and Ninth Avenue, police said. The girl received facial injuries and she was transported to the hospital for treatment.

A witness provided a description of the vehicle as a silver or white Chrysler Sebring convertible. Police said an investigator found a vehicle matching the description about 2:30 p.m. in a parking lot of the 1100 block of Sixth Avenue. Investigators were able to link the vehicle to the incident by matching evidence that was found at the crash scene, police said.



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