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Woman Who Fled From Fatal Accident Arrested: Arlington Police

The woman is now in custody of Arlington police, charged with accident involving death and accident involving injury

NBC 5 News

Police identify an Arlington woman who fled on foot after a fatal car accident in the 1900 block of E. Park Row Drive Friday afternoon.

The woman, identified as 31-year-old Jessica McGraw was traveling westbound when she attempted to cross the eastbound lane into a parking lot, according to police.

Police say McGraw tried crossing in front of a pick up truck when the two collided.

Of the two people in the car with McGraw, both were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and one, a 40-year-old man, was pronounced dead.

The driver of the pick up truck was also transported to a local hospital.

Immediately after the accident, police say McGraw got out of the car and fled on foot.

Police continued to investigate and identified McGraw as the driver in the accident, and she was then arrested and charged with an accident involving death as well as an accident involving injury before being transported to Arlington jail.

It is unclear if McGraw has obtained an attorney.

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