Ames woman faces charges with hit and run

Myra Krieger-Coen

Tyler Clark, 22, of Ames, was riding his skateboard around Campustown when he became the victim of a hit and run. The operator of the vehicle struck Clark on Hayward Avenue and fled the scene without making their identity known. Clark suffered injuries and was admitted to Mary Greeley Medical Center.

The incident occurred April 1, and investigation has been on-going since. With the help of video surveillance as well as information from the public, the Ames Police Department has identified the suspect vehicle. A 2001 Silver Lincoln LS registered to a Daniel Habhab of Ames has been identified. The police seized the vehicle for evidence on April 6.

The operator of the vehicle has been identified as Shelly Habhab, 44, of Ames, according to a news release issued by the city of Ames. An arrest warrant was issued for Shelly Habhab on Wednesday, June 20, with the charge of “accident causing personal injury.” She turned herself in to the Story County Jail the same day and is being held on $2,000 bond.