HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Henrico County Tuesday.
Ciera Hope Childress was arrested and charged with hit-and-run death not reported by the driver, possession of schedule I or II drugs, and a second offense in under five years of driving while under the influence –this time, police said she was charged for driving while under the influence of drugs.
On April 26 at 9:21 a.m., Henrico Police responded to a hit-and-run crash in the area of Monument Avenue and Horsepen Road. A pedestrian was hit and later died after being taken to the hospital.
The pedestrian was identified as 61-year-old Thomas Sotos.
Henrico Police cited tips from social media posts as a helpful tool in locating the suspect.