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Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:38 pm | Updated: 6:54 pm, Tue Aug 20, 2013.

MADISON, Ala. (WAAY) - Police arrested a Madison County woman Monday evening in connection with a hit-and-run that sent a cyclist to the hospital early Monday morning.

Bethany Paige Schrimsher, 26, is charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident. 

Schrimsher is accused of hitting Richard Claus II, 20, on Madison Boulevard between Research Boulevard and Hughes Road around 3:30 a.m. Monday. Claus was taken to the hospital with serious injuries; he was listed in good condition Tuesday afternoon.

Police said they received a tip about the driver involved later in the day and found Schrimsher's car at a home in Madison County. Schrimsher was arrested later at a home in Huntsville.

Schrimsher's bond was set at $2,500. Police are still investigating.

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