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Pacoima fatal hit-and-run suspect arrested

A police patrol vehicle is shown near the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed an 82-year-old woman in Pacoima on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
November 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
The suspected driver behind a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed an 82-year-old woman in Pacoima has been arrested.

The incident happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of El Dorado Avenue and Van Nuys Boulevard.

Herlinda Carrillo of Pacoima was walking across the street when she was struck. She died at the hospital.

Police say 21-year-old Eduardo Garcia of Canoga Park took off after the crash, but he was later arrested for felony hit-and-run.

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