- Associated Press - Thursday, March 6, 2014

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Chesterfield woman is charged with leaving the scene of a hit and run accident that killed a pedestrian.

Fifty-four-year-old Yelena Pelts is accused of striking 41-year-old Roy Joseph in a Feb. 11 accident. KMOX-AM (cbsloc.al/1ifnD3u ) reports that Chesterfield police initially arrested her one week after the fatal collision as the suspected driver but released Pelts pending further investigation. A felony warrant was issued on Wednesday.

Pelts remains in jail on a $10,000 bond.

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Information from: KMOX-AM, https://www.kmox.com



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