Driver charged in pedestrian's death

Driver charged in pedestrian's death

POSTED: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 12:05pm

UPDATED: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 3:56pm

Police have arrested a person of interest in the death of a pedestrian that occurred on Saturday morning.

Claudia Patricia Martinez, 36, was arraigned and charged with accident involving personal injury or death which is a third degree felony.

Martinez is accused of allegedly striking a pedestrian on the 1400 block of E. Expressway 83 in the early hours of Saturday morning. Martinez is accused of leaving the scene, but she was located by police and arrested some time later.

Martinez's bail has been set at $20,000 and the victim was identified as 23 year-old Juan Estrada.

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