Suspect arrested after 2 knocked off bridge, killed in Wilkesboro hit-and-run facing new charges

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WILKESBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A suspect is facing new charges after two people were killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday, according to the Wilkesboro Police Department.

Kelly Diane Snapp, 43, of Wilkesboro, was initially charged with two counts of felonious hit-and-run resulting in death.

After consulting with the district attorney’s office, Wilkesboro police have charged Snapp with felony death by motor vehicle.

Wilkesboro police said they got a call around 2:30 p.m. Sunday about two people underneath the Curtis Bridge. When they arrived on the scene they found a man and a woman dead.

The two victims were identified as Chase Eugene Crawford, 35, and Stephanie Lynn Chahoy, 40, both of North Wilkesboro.

Police believe they were walking along the Curtis Bridge over the Yadkin River when they were hit and knocked off of the bridge to the ground below.

Wilkesboro police said while investigating, key evidence was located at the crime scene.

Snapp is being held in the Wilkes County jail under a $500,000 bond.

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