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1 arrested, 1 injured in hit-and-run

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -A late morning hit-and-run in Lawton left a woman with minor injuries and another arrested.

"She appeared to be very nervous. Said she panicked, but she has been arrested and the investigation is ongoing," explained Det. Nancy Lombardo, Lawton Police Department PIO.

The wreck happened just after 11 a.m. near Northwest 38th Street and Cache Road. Police say the woman who was injured was eastbound on Cache Road when another woman driving a pickup ran a red light while turning south. Officers say the pickup driver continued to drive off and pulled into the Kmart parking lot. According to authorities, she then went inside the store to hide out.

With the help of witnesses who followed the woman, waited outside the store and watched, police were able to identify and arrest that driver.

She's was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident with injury.

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