GREENSBORO — A 22-year-old Greensboro woman is charged with DWI and felony death by motor vehicle after she struck and killed a pedestrian Thursday night, police said.

Police said Gwynne Macdonald Furches of 1405 Alderman Road drove off the right side of East Gate City Boulevard about 10:10 p.m. and struck Elijah Coppedge and a utility pole. Coppedge, 72, of 715 Gillespie St. died at the scene, police said in a news release.

Furches was placed in Guilford County jail with bail set at $200,000.

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