By Associated Press - Monday, October 20, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Des Moines police sergeant says a woman charged in a fatal hit-and-run panicked when she left the scene of the accident.

Sgt. Jason Halifax tells the Des Moines Register ( ) that 20-year-old Ashley Brown is remorseful about the Saturday death of 55-year-old Kenneth Wallace. She has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and not having insurance.

Wallace had been walking and was found dead in the road.

Halifax says Brown turned herself in after a witness identified her to police. Authorities are examining surveillance videos from businesses near the scene of the crash.


Information from: The Des Moines Register,

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