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07/11/02-Longview

Mother Leaves Child at Accident

   An East Texas woman is jailed after a bizarre incident in which she left the scene of an accident... and left behind her two year old daughter; in the middle of the road. Longview police say 28 year old Jeannie Lee Edwards was involved in a car crash Tuesday night resulting in injuries. It happened on scenic drive. While fleeing the scene with her child, witnesses say Edwards fell. She then continued on, leaving her daughter behind. She was soon arrested and charged with abandoning a child and leaving the scene of an accident. Custody of the two year old was turned over to her father.
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