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Hit-and-run suspect surrenders

ALBANY -- Alisa Danielle Perry, 25, turned herself in Monday morning at the Albany Police Department after police searched three days for a motorist who on Aug. 5 struck a woman who was in a wheelchair.

In an e-mail sent to The Albany Herald, Albany Police Department spokesperson Phyllis Banks confirmed that Perry contacted police around 7 a.m. Monday about her involvement in the hit-and-run incident.

According to law enforcement, a black 2001 Kia Sephia struck Heather Fulton, 40, around 5 p.m. on Aug. 5. she in her wheelchair as she was crossing the street at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Broad Avenue.

The Albany Police Department Traffic Division has cited Perry with driving without insurance, leaving the scene of an accident, suspended registration, failure to yield when entering a roadway and failure to yield to a pedestrian in the roadway.