Woman charged with fatal hit and run in Gladstone

DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – A Perkins woman has been arrested following a crash that killed a Gladstone man earlier this month.

According to the Gladstone Public Safety Department, at about 3:29 a.m. July 11, 2021, officers were sent to M-35, near North Bluff Drive, for a report of a man down on the side of the road.

Officers were able to locate the man, later identified as 22-year-old Mccoy Green, of Gladstone. Green was found dead at the scene.

Public Safety says officers quickly determined Green was hit by a vehicle, and were able to narrow down a suspect the same day.

Later in the morning, 31-year-old Melissa Narkooli, of Perkins, was arrested on one count of Operating While Intoxicated – Causing Death, as well as one count of Failure to Stop at the Scene of an Accident-causing Serious Impairment or Death. She was taken to the Delta County Jail in Escanaba and is currently lodged there.

This incident remains under investigation and no other details were immediately released.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Gladstone Public Safety Department released these details on July 26, 2021.

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