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Augusta woman charged in hit-and-run after police say she ran over friend

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 3:56 PM
Last updated 8:38 PM
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A 23-year-old Augusta woman is being charged with felony hit-and-run after authorities said she ran over a friend.

Rebecca Ishee
Rebecca Ishee

According to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Randy Prickett, Rebecca Ishee was following Russell Boyles on Skinner Mill Road around 8:30 p.m. Sunday when Boyles crossed the center line with his motorcycle and crashed into an oncoming car.

The crash threw the motorcycle into a sound barrier wall on the right shoulder of the road. Boyles, also 24, was thrown off the motorcycle.

Then Ishee drove over Boyles’ body in the roadway, Prickett said.

Ishee did not stop after the incident, but later returned to the scene. She told deputies she ran over debris from a crash with her vehicle, but she did not know it was Boyles who had crashed.

Autopsy toxicology tests are still pending on Boyles.

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TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 11/18/11 - 05:04 pm
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How ignorant can you get?

How ignorant can you get? Crash - "debris" and keep on driving?????

Cynical old woman
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Cynical old woman 11/18/11 - 05:27 pm
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"debris".....wow..that's the

"debris".....wow..that's the best story she could come up with?

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 11/18/11 - 06:58 pm
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Self-preservation at its
Unpublished

Self-preservation at its worst.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 11/18/11 - 11:22 pm
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If she really knew that she

If she really knew that she had hit a body in the road and fled; why did she return to the scene and tell on herself? Boyles was her friend? She was following him? Did she know that she was following him? Did she see him wreck or come along after the fact? Was she under the influence? Were they fighting? Was she upset, shocked, remorseful?
Just not enough information.

allhans
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allhans 11/19/11 - 03:54 pm
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He crossed the center line

He crossed the center line and crashed into a car? Just like that?
What in the heck was going on anyhow.

Vito45
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Vito45 11/20/11 - 09:37 pm
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She is absolutely at fault

She is absolutely at fault for leaving the scene of an accident. She didn't cause it, but was involved in it after she ran over him.

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