LOMA LINDA, CA — A 63-year-old woman from Loma Linda has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident that claimed the life of a 78-year-old female pedestrian, as announced by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday.
The tragic incident occurred on Saturday, November 11, around 11:26 p.m. on Redlands Boulevard, near the intersection of Bryn Mawr Avenue in Loma Linda. Deputies swiftly responded to the scene, discovering a 78-year-old pedestrian with injuries and a damaged telephone pole resulting from the collision.
Despite immediate medical attention, the victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, was hospitalized and later succumbed to her injuries, according to a sheriff’s news release.
After an investigation, authorities identified the driver of the involved vehicle as Kathleen Graham, who had initially fled the scene. Graham was subsequently arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. She was released on bail on November 13.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information related to the investigation to contact Deputy R. Alfaro of the Central Station at (909) 387-3545.