Crime And Law

Woman indicted on aggravated vehicular homicide charge in deadly hit-and-run pedestrian crash

DAYTON — A grand jury indicted a Dayton woman Monday who police said left after causing a deadly crash where a person was hit by her vehicle earlier this month.

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Crystal Stokes, 37, was indicted on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide, failure to stop after an accident and vehicular homicide.

Stokes is accused of being the driver of a vehicle that hit Traci Taylor, 49, of Dayton. Taylor was hit by an SUV in the 1000 block of Linden Avenue Nov. 3 and later died from her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital.

Previously, police said the Taylor and the Stokes knew each other which prompted police to open a joint investigation between traffic services and homicide detectives.

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