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Updated: K-9 search still underway for woman who fled vehicle rollover

Police from the area have posted this photo along with an update on the search for Lauren Ashley Walters.
Courtes photo / Fraser – Winter Park Police Facebook

Update 9 p.m. Tuesday:

Police are still searching for a person of interest in a vehicle rollover crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 40 near the entrance of Mary Jane late Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities released the name of the driver, Lauren Ashley Walters, who is a person of interest in the rollover crash.

A statement from the Fraser-Winter Park Police Department released this evening confirmed that no one except for Walters was injured in the crash.

Law enforcement at around 5 p.m. employed a K-9 unit from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office to search for Walters, who was reported to have sustained a leg injury.

The Fraser-Winter Park Police are now asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Walters to contact the department.

A K-9 search for a woman who fled the scene of a rollover accident got underway early Tuesday evening in the Winter Park area.

A vehicle rollover incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on Aug. 1 near milepost 238 on the eastern side of Winter Park. According to local law enforcement, after the rollover occurred a female party ran from the scene and fled into the woods nearby. The woman was reportedly wearing a brown tank top and had injuries to the right side of her leg.

While specific details of the incident are still being worked out by local authorities, officials did confirm the Grand County Sheriff’s K-9 unit was out in the field searching for the woman. Officials are looking for the woman as a person of interest in the rollover crash and out of concern for injuries she may have sustained in the rollover.


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