Woman Arrested After Fatal Hit and Run
ODESSA, TX – Joanna Ruiz, 41, has been charged with causing the death of 20-year-old Julian Molinar.
According to authorities, Molinar was struck by a vehicle when he was crossing the road.
According to KTXS, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to the site of the crash located on FM 2020 at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday where they found Molinar.
He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Through their preliminary investigation, DPS identified the vehicle involved in the accident and arrested the driver, Ruiz, for fleeing the scene of a crash.
Ruiz was then booked into the Ector County Jail with a $25,000 bond on a 2nd degree felony.
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