NC woman arrested on multiple charges in connection with fatal hit-and-run

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ARCHDALE, N.C. — The Archdale Police Department has identified and charged the driver of the deadly hit-and-run that happened on Friday, according to a news release.

Brandy Nicole Woods (Archdale PD)

The hit-and-run happened on South Main Street near the Guil-Rand Fire Department.

The driver, Brandy Nicole Woods, 32, of Randleman, was arrested without incident on Wednesday for:

  • One count of involuntary manslaughter
  • One count of felony hit-and-run
  • One count of reckless driving to endanger
  • One count of driving with license revoked
  • One count of possession of drug paraphernalia
  • One count of failure to maintain lane control

Woods was taken before Magistrate Bennett and given a $100,000 secure bond and a Nov. 30 first appearance in Randolph County Court.

The victim who died on scene has been identified as Edwin Shane Riley, 57, of Archdale.

The investigation determined that Riley had no contributing circumstances that led to the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and further charges may be forthcoming.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call the Archdale Police Department at (336) 434-3134 or Crimestoppers at (336) 861-STOP (7867).

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