Eaton woman indicted in hit-and-run that killed pedestrian, 20, in Dayton

Stephanie Dawn Higgins

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Stephanie Dawn Higgins

A 42-year-old Eaton woman was indicted Tuesday in connection to a March crash that killed a Dayton pedestrian.

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Stephanie Dawn Higgins was indicted for failure to stop after an accident, a felony.

Police and prosecutors say she is the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck 20-year-old Logan Grimes Jr. on March 1 in the 700 block of South Smithville Road in Dayton.

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Logan Grimes Jr. (Courtesy/Family)

Logan Grimes Jr. (Courtesy/Family)

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Logan Grimes Jr. (Courtesy/Family)

Grimes died that night at Miami Valley Hospital. His family said he was walking back from McDonald’s when he was hit.

Higgins was arrested March 5 but later was released from jail. Now, there is a warrant for her arrest.

She is scheduled to be arraigned April 16, or sooner once she’s in custody.

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