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November 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

UPDATE: Driver who hit 2 Chief Sealth High students turns self in

UPDATE 5:20 P.M| The hit-and-run suspect police have been searching for since yesterday turned herself in at the Seattle Police Department’s South Precinct at 4:25 p.m. She has been transported downtown to be interviewed by detectives, according to the department.

The Associated Press

Seattle police have fully identified the 37-year-old woman accused of intentionally running down two teens outside Chief Sealth International High School on Wednesday.

Spokeswoman Renee Witt says officers have been to her home and know what car she drives. Witt says she’s believed to be in Seattle and will be arrested when she’s located.

The woman had called police after the incident Wednesday, saying she would turn herself in, but she didn’t.

Witnesses said two girls were walking to school when a dog ran up and jumped on one of them so she pushed it away. Witnesses said the dog’s owner became enraged and intentionally drove her car into the girls.

A 17-year-old was treated and released from Harborview Medical Center. An 18-year-old remains at the hospital in serious condition.

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