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Elizabethtown woman arrested for hitting pedestrian with a car

Letrice Victoria Brooks (Source: Elizabethtown Police Dept.) Letrice Victoria Brooks (Source: Elizabethtown Police Dept.)
ELIZABETHTOWN, NC (WECT) -

An Elizabethtown woman is facing multiple charges after hitting a pedestrian with her car Sunday morning.

According to officials, police received a call of a pedestrian struck on Quail Street around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, Brandon Keith McDowell, lying in the road. EMS transported McDowell to Bladen County Hospital. He was later airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. McDowell's condition is not known at this time.

The driver, Letrice Victoria Brooks, 24, claimed she did not see McDowell in the road when she hit him. Officers searched Brooks' vehicle and found marijuana.

Brooks was arrested and charged with DWI, PWISMD marijuana, driving with a revoked license, and cited for failure to reduce speed. Brooks was also charged with two counts of probation violation.

Brooks is in the Bladen County jail under a $16,500 secured bond.

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