Roy Joseph, 41, struck and killed by hit & run driver while walking on Olive Blvd. in Chesterfield. Yelena Pelts, 54, has been arrested in connection with this accident.
Police have arrested a person of interest wanted in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Chesterfield on Feb. 12.
Authorities say 54-year-old Yelena Pelts, of Chesterfield, was in custody Tuesday.
The arrest comes nearly a week after 41-year-old Roy Joseph was struck while walking along Olive Blvd. just west of River Valley Dr. His body was found lying in snow around 7 a.m. that morning. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Physical evidence at the scene and subsequent investigation led detectives to a 2004 Pearl white Toyota Sienna mini-van owned by Pelts.
Charges against Pelts have yet to be filed and additional details surrounding her arrest were not immediately available.
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A woman is in the hospital after a hit-and-run crash on Highway 6 in northwest Harris County.
According to Harris County deputies, the 30-year-old victim was trying to cross the intersection at Kieth Harrow Boulevard early Wednesday morning when the vehicle hit her.
Officials say the driver did not stop.
Detectives have released a photo of a person of interest in the hit-and-run crash in Watts that left a 19-year-old man dead.
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A motorcyclist was killed following a multi-vehicle collision at a Chesterfield intersection during Thursday evening’s commute.
Monarch Fire District officials say a car collided with the motorcycle at Appalachian Trail and Olive at approximately 5:20 p.m.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a bicyclist killed Sunday evening by a hit-and-run driver.
He was identified as Joseph Williams, 27, of Sacramento.
Williams was killed in a crash east of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A 35-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Queens early Sunday, police said.
The victim, a Brooklyn man whose name was not immediately released, was mowed down as he tried to cross Woodhaven Blvd. at Jamaica Ave. about 3:15 a.m., cops said.
He was rushed to Jamaica Hospital where he died.
Police are looking for a white Honda sedan seen leaving the scene.
Authorities are searching for a person of interest wanted in connection to a hit-and-run crash in League City.
League City police said a man was riding a bicycle when he was hit by a car around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of E. Marina Bay Drive.
Another driver called 911 and stayed at the scene until emergency crews arrive, police said.