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Eyewitness saw man leaving scene of accident that killed female passenger

Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2013 8:28 am | Updated: 8:04 am, Sat Aug 24, 2013.

One man is in custody after leaving the scene of a single-car accident that left one woman dead and another man injured.

Assistant Chief Robbie Linley said Keith Friston, a 41 year-old man, allegedly walked away after an Oldsmobile Alero that he was driving ran off the road Saturday and crashed in the 100 block of Westover near Lee Drive. The accident happened around 1:28 p.m. and one woman, Valarie West, 33, was killed. Another man suffered injuries from the crash, but Linley said his injuries were not life threatening.

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