POSTED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 4:06pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 4:07pm
MCALLEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — 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.