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Gaitana Girgenti, 27, killed, one injured, and Johnassis Melendez, 23, arrested in hit-and-run crash on Frontage Road in East Haven, Connecticut
Melendez is accused of fleeing the scene of that accident. He is being held on criminal and motor vehicle charges. Police said they expect additional charges as the investigation continues.
According to police, Melendez fled the scene when officers arrived in East Haven. He was seen running past the Home Depot and into the wooded area between the Dunkin’ Donuts there and CarMax.