Three charged in pedestrian hit-and-run

The Warren Sentinel

FRONT ROYAL — Three women have been charged after one of them recently was run down in what police are calling a drug deal gone bad.

Lisa Oden-Laing, April Spiker and Rebecca Peck were charged last week after the incident in the 100 block of East Main Street, Front Royal Police said in a news release.

Oden-Laing, a pedestrian, and was run over by a Nissan SUV that Peck was driving, police said.

Police were called to the scene in the ealy morning hours of Nov.15. Witnesses told them a woman was talking to occupants in the red Nissan SUV before it sped away, police said.

Oden-Laing was run over by the passenger-side rear tire of the vehicle and received injuries to her abdomen and upper torso. Neither the driver of the vehicle nor the passenger stopped to provide medical assistance, police said.

Oden-Laing was flown to Winchester Medical Center for treatment and released, police said.

Police said their investigation revealed that Oden-Laing was conducting an illegal drug transaction with Spiker at the passenger side window. The transaction went amiss and Oden-Laing was run over, according to the release.

Peck was charged with felony hit-and-run and reckless driving, police said. Both Oden-Laing and Spiker have been charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. Spiker also was charged with failing to report a hit-and-run accident.

All three were released on a secured bond and are scheduled to appear at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 22 in Warren County General District Court.

Anyone with further information on this incident may contact Detective Landin Waller at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (540) 636-2208.

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