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(Photo Courtesy of Richmond County Sherriff's Office)

A Hephzibah woman was arrested after she reportedly hit a pedestrian, dragging him for several miles. The Richmond County Sherriff’s Office charged Jasmine Stephenson, 33, with homicide by vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident in the death of 50-year-old William Bell.

According to investigators, Bell’s body was found in a parking lot on Milledgeville Road and Deans Bridge Road at 1:45 AM on Thursday, December 22nd after Stephenson hit him, followed by dragging him for about seven miles.

According to the coroner’s office, an autopsy has been scheduled.

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