Mom, daughter arrested in Glendale hit-and-run that killed elderly man

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Goar Davtyan, 67, (left) and Alina Davtyan, 41, (right) are pictured in mugshots released by the Glendale Police Department on Friday, May 13, 2016.
Goar Davtyan, 67, (left) and Alina Davtyan, 41, (right) are pictured in mugshots released by the Glendale Police Department on Friday, May 13, 2016.
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GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- A 67-year-old Glendale woman has been arrested for a hit-and-run that killed an 81-year-old man in April while her daughter was arrested for being an accessory, police said.

Goar Davtyan, 67, was arrested Friday night and charged with felony hit-and-run and felony vehicular manslaughter, Glendale police said.

Her daughter, Alina Davtyan, 41, of Glendale was arrested for accessory to a crime and filing a false insurance claim.

The hit-and-run occurred on the night of April 16, when an 81-year-old man was crossing Broadway at Belmont Street and was hit by a white sedan. Martiros Arutyunyan of Glendale suffered head injuries and later died at the hospital.

Police said they had identified Davtyan as a person of interest early in the investigation, but waited to gather more evidence before making the arrest.

The city of Glendale had announced a $50,000 reward in connection to the case, but it was not immediately clear if the reward would be claimed.