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Orange Woman Charged with Hit-and-Run in Albemarle

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An Orange County woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run in Albemarle County.

Christina Cooper, 32, is charged with felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor reckless driving. The crash happened on July 5 on Louisa Road in Keswick.

Police say Cooper was driving a Toyota Avalon southbound when she rear-ended a motorcycle. No one was injured.  


 

Albemarle County Police Department Press Release

Officers with the ACPD Traffic Unit arrested Christina Cooper on July 12, 2013. She was charged with felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor reckless driving.

Cooper, 32 years old, is from Orange, Virginia. The hit-and-run occurred on July 5th at 12:06 am in the 3300 block of Louisa Road in the area of Keswick. Cooper was driving a 2006 Toyota Avalon traveling southbound when it is alleged that she struck a Suzuki motorcycle from behind and left the scene of the crash. The driver of the motorcycle was not injured.

Based on evidence at the scene, the investigating officers were able to locate the vehicle and make determinations upon which they charged Cooper with felony hit and run.

Cooper was held at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail on a $5,000 secured bond.

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