Hit-and-run suspect arrested after high-speed chase

Suspect had felony warrant for possession of a stolen vehicle

SPOKANE VALLEY – A local woman was arrested March 28 after she allegedly struck a man and then led deputies on a high-speed chase through city streets in a stolen vehicle.

Skilah J. Peterson, 22, was eventually apprehended and booked into the Spokane County Jail on charges of attempting to elude law enforcement, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and four counts of hit-and-run.

She may also face a further charges in connection with her alleged assault of a man, whom deputies have yet to identify.

According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses reported Peterson striking a man ove...


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