WINTERS (CBS13) – California Highway Patrol says they have identified the suspect wanted for a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist outside of Winters.
The incident happened back on March 26, according to CHP. A bicyclist – 72-year-old Dan Taylor – was riding along Putah Creek Road, just outside of Winters, when he was hit and killed by a car.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Child Dies After Crash On I-80 In Davis; EB Traffic Being Diverted To Highway 113
CHP says the driver of the car is 26-year-old Adrianna Melendez, who was a resident of Winters. Investigators say that Melendez tried to conceal the evidence that she was involved in the crash, but they have not commented on how she tried.READ MORE: Now-Former Manteca Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Inappropriate Communication With A Minor
Melendez reportedly left Winters on March 28 after she learned that authorities were looking for her in connection to the incident.
A $50,000 warrant for her arrest has been issued out of Solano County, CHP notes.MORE NEWS: Chase Of Stolen Car From Downtown Sacramento Ends In Crash
Anyone who spots Melendez is asked to call the CHP Solano-area office at (707) 428-2100.