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Woman arrested for hit-and-run death

April 27, 2006

Lee County -- A Lee County woman, charged with a fatal hit and run, is now in jail. Twenty-seven-year old Christina Purvis turned herself in Wednesday night. She was booked on first degree vehicular homicide, DUI and leaving the scene of an accident charges.

Purvis is accused of hitting and killing 39-year old Stephen Collins on the night of November 18th. Collins was walking along U.S. 19 near Forrester Parkway when he was struck and killed.

Almost immediately, the SUV that hit him was traced to Purvis because of a vehicle part found at the scene, but she denied she was driving it that night.

The former office worker at Albany Public Works, was indicted Tuesday. Her bond is set at $17,000.

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