Woman arrested, charged with driving off after fatal collision with pedestrian
BLADENBORO, N.C. (WECT) -A woman has been charged with a DWI and felony hit and run in connection to a crash that killed a pedestrian near Bladenboro on Saturday, October 1.
Per a North Carolina State Highway Patrol representative, fire crews were called to a minor accident located 1.8 miles southwest of Bladenboro on NC-410 at around 9:20 p.m. A passenger in one of the vehicles, 18-year-old Haley Jasmine Skipper, stepped outside of the car to review to damage.
As she was standing outside of the car, another car fatally crashed into her and drove off. One of the responding firefighters made it to the scene and followed the car until it could be stopped by law enforcement.
Law enforcement pulled over and arrested 40-year-old Rachel Saufley and charged her with driving while impaired and felony hit and run. She was taken to the Bladen County Detention Facility.
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