Chesterfield woman pleads guilty to fatal hit-and-run
CHESTERFIELD (AP) - A Chesterfield woman pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident after police said she struck and killed a pedestrian with her minivan.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported 55-year-old Yelena Pelts pleaded guilty Friday and is scheduled to be sentenced July 29. Police said the body of 41-year-old Roy Joseph was found on a street on just before 7 a.m. Feb. 11.
According to a police report, Joseph was hit as he was walking home at 10 p.m. the night before.
Pelts was arrested about a week after the incident but was released pending the investigation.