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Venice fatal hit-and-run suspect arrested

Police investigate a deadly hit-and-run in Venice on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.

September 21, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman has been arrested after police say she struck and killed a homeless man in Venice, then just drove off.

The hit-and-run happened Friday morning as the 33-year-old man crossed the street at the intersection of Venice and Lincoln boulevards.

An anonymous tip led police to the driver, identified as 33-year-old Kara Kiehle.

She was arrested Friday afternoon at a home on Realto Court in Venice.

Kiehle was booked under the charge of fatal hit-and-run. She is being held on $50,000 bail.