A Georgia preacher’s teenage stepdaughter who was handing out literature from her church was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver who was under the influence of prescription drugs, authorities said.
Sixteen-year-old Caelyn Olds was walking with a woman on Saturday in Fayetteville when a pickup truck struck them without stopping, local news organization reported.
Fayetteville police Lt. Mike Whitlow said Olds was taken to the hospital, where she died from her injuries. The woman she was with was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.
Whitlow said witnesses saw the truck’s license plate number, which helped deputies track down 42-year-old Marcia A. Demarcus, nearby. Demarcus was arrested on multiple charges, including driving under the influence of drugs and vehicular homicide. It is unclear whether she has an attorney.
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