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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Miss Spartanburg USA and Former PETA Vegetarian Girl Next-Door Contest Finalist Released on $25,000 Bond

Williams: "...becoming a vegetarian “makes you learn to appreciate (pets) in a different way...” Link

"...A former finalist in PETA’s vegetarian girl next-door contest was released from jail on bond Saturday after being charged with leaving the scene of an accident last week that killed a man and his dog.

Heather M. Williams, 25, of 302 N. Sweetwater Hills Drive, Moore,(SC), was released from the Spartanburg County jail on a $25,000 bond before 4 a.m. Saturday.

The state Highway Patrol has charged her with leaving the scene of an accident involving death. She’s accused of striking Dewayne Keith Tweedell, 56, at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 29 in Greer. She was arrested Friday after the Highway Patrol received a tip through CrimeStoppers..."

"...Tweedell was carrying his Chihuahua, Scooter, in his arms when he was hit. The dog also died.
Troopers pleaded for information involving the car’s driver, its make, model and color.
Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Bill Rhyne has said the investigation is still open, and he could not say whether there will be more charges filed against Williams..."

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