LCSO: Driver admits after crash to not having license for 17 years

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested two people after a hit and run crash.

Deputies say they were called to a crash where the occupants of one car involved had run off from the scene. Witnesses tell deputies that the male passenger appeared to be intoxicated. One passenger was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries.

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After investigation, deputies were able to find the two people who had fled the scene. They say they found 43-year-old Traci Lynn Saylor hiding in a bedroom closet and 49-year-old Robert Perkins in the hallway of a home on Hanes Baker Road. Both were arrested.

Following the investigation, deputies determined that Saylor had a suspended driver’s license and she told them she hadn’t had a license for 17 years.

Deputies say the vehicle had no insurance, and was a title only vehicle and displayed a license plate from another vehicle. Saylor told deputies that she and Perkins had apparently been fighting/arguing when he grabbed her arms causing her to pull her vehicle out into the other car causing the crash.

The two were arrested and taken to the Laurel County Detention Center.