By CBSLA Staff

IRVINE (CBSLA) — Police say a 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Irvine.

The crash unfolded before 9 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Main and Culver.

Witnesses at the scene reported to police that the driver of a white Ford F-150 had fled. That vehicle was stopped soon after during a traffic stop in which Calixto Navarrete was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and other charges.

The driver a black Hyundai Elantra who had been struck was taken to the hospital where she died. She was described as a 20-year-old resident of Irvine.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Motor Officer Mike Bergstrom at 949-724-7000.


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