Arrest made in deadly McDowell County hit-and-run

MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. — A McDowell County woman was facing multiple charges in connection with the death of a two-year-old child who died after being hit by a vehicle in McDowell County on Thanksgiving.

Angel Alberta Estep

Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Department arrested Angel Alberta Estep, 37, of War, following a search for the vehicle involved.

Estep was arraigned this week on alleged criminal counts of negligent homicide, crash involving death, failure to render aid, failure to provide immediate crash notification and failure to maintain control, according to investigators.

Bond for Estep was set at $100,000.

The child was hit around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26 in the Three Forks area near Bradshaw.

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