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A woman has been arrested after allegedly running over and killing a man and his dog while they were out for a walk in a hit-and-run incident while fleeing at high speed from another hit-and-run incident she had reportedly committed only moments earlier.
The incident occurred on the evening of Sunday, April 25, shortly before 8 p.m. in Sandy Springs, Georgia, when police responded to a hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian. An initial police investigation found that Michael Farmer and his dog, Bruce, were walking on Hammond Drive when a white sedan traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed struck the victim and fled the scene.
During the investigation, Sandy Springs Police Traffic Investigators found that the exact vehicle had been involved in another hit-and-run incident with a vehicle only minutes before striking Farmer and his dog. Sandy Springs Police Department was able to identify the vehicle as a 2020 white Chevy Malibu with Florida tags. They were able to find the vehicle and the owner, 38-year-old Dominque Houston of Newnan, Georgia, before placing her under arrest.
Houston was then taken into custody, interviewed by authorities, and subsequently charged with vehicular homicide in the first degree, reckless driving, two counts of hit and run, and one count of following too closely.
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