Bicyclist killed in hit and run crash in Orange
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say an 18-year-old Orange County woman arrested on suspicion of killing a bicyclist in a hit-and-run crash may have been driving drunk.
California Highway Patrol Officer J. Childers tells City News Service the crash occurred Sunday morning in the city of Orange.
Childers says the bicyclist was struck by a 2001 Toyota making an unsafe turn. Coroner's officials say 21-year-old Joseph Robinson of Irvine was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Toyota fled but was later arrested in Rancho Santa Margarita. Sommer Gonzales of Tustin was booked without bail on suspicion of felony driving under the influence causing injuries and felony hit and run causing injuries.
She is due to appear in court in Santa Ana on Monday.