Kellie Colvard

A Fayette County woman has been charged with DUI causing bodily injury and DUI first offense after a weekend accident.

The Fayette County 911 Center received notification late Saturday night that a woman had been struck by a vehicle on Chestnutburg Road in the Lansing area.

Responders found that a 70-year-old Missouri woman had been struck by a Jeep. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said the woman was medically transported and listed as stable.

The release said the driver of the Jeep, Kellie Kathleen Colvard, 41, of Victor, admitted to consuming alcohol prior to the accident. Preliminary alcohol tests indicate that Colvard was nearly twice over the legal limit, police reported.

Colvard was arrested but has since been released on bond.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, through their Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or by contacting Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP.

This incident remains under investigation by Deputy B.K. Fernandez and Deputy C.W. Pierson of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

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