McAllen woman arrested and charged in fatal hit and run investigation

McAllen woman arrested and charged in fatal hit and run investigation
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POSTED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 3:06pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 3:07pm

McAllen police have arrested and charged a woman in a hit and run case that killed an elderly woman.

On Tuesday, November 19th detectives arrested Karla Barrera, 23, of McAllen on charges of an accident involving injury or death in a hit and run case happening on Saturday, November 16th.

The incident occurred in the area of 10th Street and Datepalm around 6 p.m. in which Barrera is accused of striking pedestrian Juana Gonzalez, 79, who later died of her injuries at the hospital.

Barrera's bond was set at $30,000 dollars and the charges are considered a second degree felony.

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