Arrest Made in Fayette Hit and Run

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman has been charged in a hit and run that happened earlier this week in the Oak HIll area of Fayette County.

The incident was reported at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on Upper Summerlee Loop Road.

Fayette County Deputies say Larry Gill got into a fight with Ruth Ann Fleshman when she got into Gill's car, then hit him with it and took off.

Gill remains in critical, but stable condition at CAMC General in Charleston.

According to a news release, Fleshman who also goes by Ruth Ann Owens, of Minden, was charged in the incident on Thursday.

She was charged with unlawful taking of a vehicle, driving with a suspended operator's license and leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury.

She was arraigned and released on a $5,000 bond.

Deputies say Fleshman was Gill's female companion.

The incident is still under investigation.


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