A 24-year-old Kenmore woman accused of a fatal hit-and-run crash early Monday morning in Kenmore was apparently the person who alerted authorities to the incident, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
The woman, who is not being named because she hasn’t been charged, was ordered held today in lieu of $25,000 bail.
The woman allegedly struck Joseph D. Humphreys, 31, of Kenmore around 1:30 a.m. while he was walking in the 18400 block of 62nd Avenue Northeast.
Authorities believe that after the crash the woman took her dog for a walk. While out for a walk she came upon the body and dialed 911, law enforcement officials said.
The suspect directed deputies to her Ford F150 pickup, which appeared to have been involved in a crash, the sheriff’s office said.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West said the woman turned herself in at the Kenmore City Hall on Monday afternoon.