SAN BERNARDINO -- Police released a suspect in the deadly hit and run accident that killed a woman on a bicycle.
29 year old Bobby Jackson turned himself into police Monday after his friends told him they had seen his picture in the local newspaper.
He told detectives, however, he was not involved in the accident.
Investigators had identified Jackson as the driver who struck Lauretta Romo, 43, while she was riding her mountain bike westbound on Highland Avenue over the Interstate 215 overpass on Friday, around 12:15 in the morning.
Police said Jackson was behind the wheel and immediately fled the scene after the collision, according to Lt. Jarrod Burguan.
Detectives are questioned Jackson who faced felony hit and run and manslaughter.
Jackson was believed to be driving a green 1997 Honda Civic with California license plate 6LZP445.
Detectives inspected the vehicle which they said appeared to have been freshly painted.
If you have any information on the case, please call the San Bernardino Police Department (Detective Dave Carlson @ 909-384-5664).
Police Release Suspect in Deadly Hit and Run Bicycle Accident
Bobby Jackson, 29, turned himself into police in San Bernardino but says he didn't do it.
Bobby Jackson, 29 (KTLA-TV / September 13, 2010)
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