Winnebago driver arrested in Soldotna for alledged hit-and-run

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    Soldotna, Alaska (KINY) - The driver of a Winnebago allegedly ran into a car and fled the scene Wednesday afternoon in Soldotna.

    A Trooper K-9 team in Soldotna responded at about 3 p.m. to a report of a hit and run on Mile 56 of Sterling Highway after a complainant reported a 1985 Ford Winnebago ran into his vehicle.

    According to the trooper dispatch, the Winnebago ran into the complainant’s vehicle and the driver fled the scene.

    Troopers said the Winnebago was later located after being pulled over for going over the speed limit, the troopers identified the driver as 46 year old Chugiak resident Siv Betti Jonsson. She allegedly provided several different names when troopers made first contact.

    Jonsson was eventually identified and was arrested for alleged leaving the scene of an accident, false information, driving with a revoked license, and Felony DUI.

    A trooper investigation revealed Jonsson has a revoked operator’s license for the original charge of DUI.

    She was remanded to Wildwood Pretrial where she was held without bail.

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