29-year-old charged in hit and run

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 16, 2012

SALISBURY — Authorities arrested a 29-year-old woman accused of leaving the scene of an accident last week.
According to arrest warrants, Amanda Kay Smith, 29, was charged with hitting Mario Nava with a vehicle on Willow Creek Drive in Salisbury on Aug. 8.
Warrants did not include information about Nava or his condition.
Reports show she told North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper A.J. Carpenter false information about the crash.
A phone call to the Highway Patrol was not immediately returned Thursday.
Deputies said she told an officer her vehicle had been stolen prior to the crash.
On Wednesday, deputies obtained warrants for Smith’s arrest.
Smith, of Nuggett Lane, was charged with felony hit and run, driving while license revoked, filing a false police report, felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, driving while license revoked, reckless driving, operating a vehicle with no insurance and resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer.
She was in the Rowan County jail Thursday night under a $50,000 bond.

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