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6/5/07

Additional Charges Filed in Fatal Hit and Run

Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Dept.

Additional charges have been filed against the man who allegedly struck and killed a Lubbock woman in a night club parking lot this weekend.

Darene Brooks, 19, is now charged with aggravated assault, in addition to the failure to stop and render aid. Police say brooks hit Joniquia Washington, 19, and Mika Erin Wright, 21, in the parking lot of the Lizard Club, just after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Paramedics took Washington and Wright to University Medical Center, where Washington later died. Washington was a 2006 graduate of Estacado High School, and mother to a nine week old son.

As of Tuesday afternoon, Wright is listed in satisfactory condition.

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