FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A North Lauderdale woman charged in a fatal hit and run crash that killed a federal judge and injured a child claimed she was Harry Potter.
On Friday, police arrested Natasia Snape, 23, after they say she drove onto a Boca Raton sidewalk and struck, and killed, Sandra Feuerstein, 75, a federal judge from New York. They said she then drove away and hit a 6-year-old boy. He was seriously hurt.READ MORE: Small Business Week: Miami-Dade Launches ‘Strive 305’ Initiative To Empower Local Biz Owners
Officers found Snape unconscious after she crashed into a vehicle in Delray Beach. They say when she awakened she began acting strangely, including staring into space.READ MORE: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Michelle Kefford Flies With Blue Angels
Investigators said inside the ambulance she fought with medical personnel and claimed she was Harry Potter. Snape shares a last name with Severus Snape, a main character in the Harry Potter novels.
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Snape was charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, and leaving the scene of a crash involving injury.