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Woman arrested in hit-and-run crash in Sanford

Hannah Tomkins arrested, charged

SANFORD, Fla. – A 21-year-old woman suspected of being the driver in a fatal hit-and-run crash on June 10 was arrested Tuesday, police said.

Hannah Tomkin allegedly struck and killed Mark Hampton, a man in his 60s who was riding a bicycle in Sanford, police said.

Tomkin was arrested for  leaving the scene of a crash resulting in a death .

The fatal crash happened on Celery Avenue near Sipes Avenue. Sanford police said it's believed Hapton was struck sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 2 a.m., possibly by a light-colored Nissan Versa.

Police said after the mishap the vehicle was likely to have damage to its front passenger side, including a headlight and mirror.

Tomkins went to the Sanford Police Department  onon June 10 to report she had been in a crash around 2:00 a.m. and had struck an unidentified object with her car.

A relative of Tomkins had encouraged her to contact the Sanford Police Department after seeing media coverage of the event.

Tomkins remains in the Volusia County Branch Jail.


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