A document on the case, released after Kish was arraigned Thursday afternoon, named the injured man as
Officers found one of John's shoes "at a distance from the collision," but didn't see skid marks or indications of any attempt to avoid the impact. They also spoke with people who saw the crash.
"In summary the witnesses described (seeing) the
When officers arrived at the address on
Kish provided a markedly different account of the incident than the witnesses, claiming she honked at John and slowed to 25 mph before he jumped onto her car. Officers said she "sounded more concerned with the damage to her car than
"Kish, when asked by police why she drove off, replied 'My car is messed up' and 'He's not going to pay for it,' " prosecutors wrote. "(She) told police she was probably going to make an insurance claim and was unsure if she was ever going to call police. (She) told police she knew she was supposed to stop and help the man but was concerned about the damage to her vehicle."
Both of Kish's passengers said they saw John step into the road just before the collision, and that Kish honked but didn't stop. One passenger said nobody got out to check on John before Kish drove off.
Field sobriety tests performed on Kish, who said she'd used marijuana the day before, provided inconsistent results. Police said Thursday that they were awaiting the results of toxicology testing on both Kish and John.
Court records show Kish has had several moving violations on Anchorage roads since 2014, including four for not having a valid driver's license and one for running a red light. She is scheduled to appear in court again next week.
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