Woman Arrested for DUI after Fatal Hit and Run

Posted By Thomas V. Wallin || 7-Mar-2011

Shannon Richard, 43, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter.  

According to keyt.com, Richard was driving with her two year old in her 2008 Mitsubishi when she hit Jose Luis Carmona, 40, as he was walking beside his mountain bike.   Richard left the scene and was found at her home nearby where she claimed she hit an animal.   Unfortunately, Carmona has died from blunt force injuries. Richard is out on bail but scheduled to be arraigned later this week.

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