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Blood On Car Bumper Dead Giveaway For Hit-And-Run Suspect

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LANCASTER (CBS) — A 50-year-old man was fatally struck by a suspected drunken driver, who police later nabbed at a checkpoint after noticing blood on his car’s bumper.

Police detained 25-year-old Isidro Peralta, of Littlerock, after deputies at a drunken driving and license checkpoint noticed his Ford Mustang had blood on the bumper and a shattered windshield.

Officers later found Curley Junior Ross’s body on 10th Street West near Avenue J-8 and booked Peralta on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and felony driving under the influence, deputies said.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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