PALMDALE (CBSLA) — A man suspected of fatally striking a woman walking her dog in Little Rock was taken into custody in Palmdale after being involved in a second accident.

According to police, a woman was walking her dog at about 8 p.m. in the 7600 block of Pearblossom Highway when the driver of a white Ford Explorer hit her and failed to stop.

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Police said the woman died at the scene.

The suspect continued driving down the freeway toward Palmdale where he was involved in a multi-car crash at 25th Street East and East Avenue South that injured eight people.

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Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, four were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and two were evaluated at the scene and released.

It was not immediately clear if the suspect was one of the injured.

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Deputies with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department took the suspect into custody.