West Frankfort Woman Charged in Property Damage Hit and Run

A West Frankfort woman is facing several charges after a hit and run property damage crash early Friday morning. According to a release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened on Illinois 37 at North Marcum Branch Road where deputies found a down power pole on the east side of the road, with a downed power line hanging across the road. A trail of radiator fluid led officials to a disabled vehicle to the south of the accident. The driver of the vehicle, reported as 23-year-old Haley Elam, was charged with disobeying a stop sign, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and leaving the scene of an accident