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Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Pomona

A pedestrian trying to cross a Pomona street was struck and killed by a car Friday and a suspect was later arrested, officials said.

The victim, identified as 30-year-old Lindsey Ann Prieto, died at the scene, according to a statement released by the Pomona Police Department. The vehicle that hit her sped away, the statement said.

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Prieto was crossing Garey Avenue at Rio Rancho Road when she was struck, according to the statement.

Witnesses provided a description of the vehicle that hit her to 911 operators, which led investigators to the Ontario home of the suspected driver.

They arrested 29-year-old Christopher Acosta. He faces felony hit-and-run charges, police said.

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