Police to charge hit-and-run suspect

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office says a Pike County motorist will be charged with a misdemeanor following an investigation into a Monday morning hit-and-run accident south of Huntingburg.

The sheriff’s office asked for the public’s help via social media Monday after a newer Ford F-150 truck was damaged when it was struck by a four-door passenger car on U.S. 231 at County Road 1000S, about 3 miles south of Huntingburg.

The passenger car left eastbound on County Road 1000S going toward Ferdinand.

A tip from the public allowed deputies to track down a suspect, identified as 29-year-old Jessica Amburgy of Velpen.

The sheriff’s office said Amburgy will be charged with misdemeanor leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

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