Kansas City Woman Faces Felony Charges for Deadly Hit-and-Run at University of Kansas Cancer Center

By Trish Svoboda

A woman from Kansas City, Kansas has been charged for her involvement in a deadly hit-and-run incident that occurred on Thursday morning at the Westwood campus of the University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Booking records from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office reveal that Kelsi Ann Carmack, 24, was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon and was admitted to the adult detention center. Carmack is facing a felony charge for failing to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in a confirmed fatality.

According to court documents obtained by The Kansas City Star, Carmack, a nursing assistant, reportedly left the scene and was apprehended a few hours later. FOX4 reported that she claimed that she was unaware that she had struck Ward and did not realize the situation until later. According to her father, who spoke to the FOX affiliate, she allegedly reported to her job at the treatment center immediately following the incident. According to the documents, Carmack is currently facing a felony charge for failing to stop at an accident scene that led to a fatality.

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