Driver, husband charged in deadly hit-and-run

Jennifer Walker
Jennifer Walker

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – State Police have charged a woman and her husband in connection to a deadly hit-and-run over the weekend near the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya said Jennifer Walker, 33, of Hampton was arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run while her husband, Perino Walker of Hampton was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice.

The crash happened Sunday morning in the northbound lanes of Interstate 664 south of Terminal Avenue in Newport News. Taeisha Wilson, 24, was thrown from the motorcycle she was riding and died as a result.

State Police say Jennifer Walker left the scene of the crash. Investigators were able to locate her and brought her back to the scene Sunday.

Anaya did not give further information on Perino Walker’s involvement. Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.

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