McDowell women gets jail time after deadly hit and run

WELCH, W.Va. — A McDowell County woman was sentenced Thursday to spend time in prison after being convicted in connection with a deadly hit and run of a 2-year-old boy that took place in 2020.

Angel Alberta Estep, 39, of War, was sentenced by McDowell County Circuit Judge Edward Kornish to spend 1 to 5 years plus 10 days in prison. She was convicted in May to leaving the scene of an accident causing death, failure to render aid and failure to report an accident.

The collision occurred on Nov. 26, 2020 at Three Forks near Bradshaw. The young boy died the day after being struck.

Estep was charged on Dec. 3, 2020.

Cornish also fined Estep $5,000 during Thursday’s sentencing.

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