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Redwood Falls woman sentenced for leaving scene of accident

A Redwood Falls woman was sentenced in Redwood County court last month for leaving the scene of an auto accident in which several people were injured.
According to court documents, on July 21, 2020, area law enforcement was dispatched to a collision with injuries at the intersection of County Road 13 and 320th Street, and informed that one of the drivers had kept going. Redwood County deputies set out to intercept that driver, while Lower Sioux Police Department officers responded to the scene of the crash.
Deputies found a disabled vehicle on 320th street, several miles west of the crash scene, with another vehicle parked about 50 yards behind it. The driver of that vehicle drive he had been flagged down by the victims of the other car in the collision, and asked to follow the escaping vehicle. That driver is who called in the initial crash report.
Deputies found the driver of the disabled vehicle was Kay Marie Williams, age 30, and her nine day old son. Williams stated that she did not see the other vehicle as she pulled out onto the roadway, and that after the collision she had “freaked out”, and kept driving. The officer observed the back right side window had shattered near the infant’s car seat, and he called an ambulance to be dispatched to examine the child.
A check of Williams’ driving stated revealed her driver’s license had been cancelled.
On Dec. 20, 2021, Kay Marie Williams was sentenced for the charges of leaving the scene of an accident with a personal injury, and driving after cancellation to 365 days in the Redwood County Jail, stayed for 365 days for three years, and supervised probation for three years.



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