SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A DUI suspect is under arrest after a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead in south Sacramento early Thursday morning.
The crash happened a little after 2 a.m. along Franklin Boulevard, near Turnbridge Drive.READ MORE: Sheriff: Man Accused Of Threatening His Family With A Gun, Shooting Woman At Linda Home
California Highway Patrol says officers responded and found a person was struck. That person, who appeared to be homeless, was soon pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: 2 Hurt In North Sacramento Shooting On Lampasas Avenue
Officers say the suspect left behind their front license plate in the crash, helping quickly identify the vehicle involved.
The suspect was later spotted parked on the side of Highway 99 near the Highway 50 connector. That driver, whose name has not been released, was then arrested on suspicion of DUI in connection to the crash.MORE NEWS: Suspect Remains Hospitalized In Wrong-Way Crash On I-80 That Killed 4
No other details about the incident have been released at this point.