Woman charged in fatal hit-and-run crash in Norcross

A Stone Mountain woman was arrested Tuesday, three days after allegedly fleeing the scene of a fatal car crash in Norcross, authorities said.

Brittany Amber Ashley, 32, was charged with one count of hit-and-run and one count of homicide by vehicle after investigators said her vehicle included damage consistent with the Saturday crash that killed Kevin Brown, 38, of Norcross. The crash happened in the 1300 block of Beaver Ruin Road.

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Investigators found the vehicle Monday in the 700 block of Beaver Ruin Road. Ashley was on her way to turn herself in to Gwinnett County police when investigators tracked down her vehicle, authorities said. She was arrested and taken to the Gwinnett County jail.

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