Hit and run leaves fatality

    Valdez, Alaska (KINY) A woman standing in a bar parking lot was struck and killed by an alleged intoxicated driver.

    Police said Chellsie Hoffman, 31, died after being struck Sunday morning outside the Boardroom Bar.  Police got a good description of the vehicle, a three-quarter-ton green pickup, and found the vehicle at a nearby home.  Police also took into a custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and other charges.  Police said the blood alcohol content of the driver was nearly four times the legal limit.

    Hoffman died at Providence Valdez Hospital.

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