A 30-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Pomona who was later arrested.
The collision at the intersection of Garey Avenue and Rio Rancho Road, was reported at 8:32 p.m. Friday, Pomona Police Sgt. Vincent Terrell said.
Responding officers found that Lindsey Ann Prieto of Pomona had been hit by a car while crossing the street, Terrell said. Prieto died at the scene.
Witnesses gave police a description of the hit-and-run vehicle. This led officers to a residence in Ontario where they arrested 29-year-old Christopher Acosta, Terrell said. He was booked at the Pomona jail on a felony charge of hit-and-run causing injury or death.
Acosta was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail. He is scheduled to go to court in Pomona on Tuesday at 8 a.m., according to county jail records.
The collision shut down the intersection for more than five hours during the investigation, Terrell said.
Anyone with information on this crash was asked to call the Pomona police’s Traffic Services Bureau at (909) 620-2081.
— City News Service
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