CCPD Arrests Hit and Run Fatal Suspect

CORPUS CHRISTI–A woman was arrested for leaving the scene of a hit and run accident last month in Corpus Christi in which the victim later died.

Marie Chestnutt, 25, was arrested after police officers got an arrest warrant for her and seized her truck involved in the accident.

Chestnutt was arrested today for hitting Luis Trevino, 42, and leaving the scene. He later died from his injuries in the accident.

The Corpus Christi Police Department Traffic Investigators were able to identify the person in video that was released to the public and they help find Chestnutt.

Chestnutt was charged with the outstanding Nueces County warrant and taken to the City Jail. Her bond on the warrant for Failure to Remain at an Injury or Fatal Accident is set at $25,000.

–South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

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