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: Protesters In Placerville Call For Noose To Remain In City's Logo
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: Police Responding To Intruder Call Swarm Natomas Home To Discover Roomba As Cleaning Culprit
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: Family Calls For Help In Finding Missing Modesto Mother Of 2 Allegedly Kidnapped At Gunpoint
No other details about the incident have been released at this point.