Charles Hodges Fatally Struck, Catarino Sotelo Jacinto Arrested in Carson City Crash
Carson City, NV (November 02, 2021)– On October 28, 49-year-old Charles Hodges of Gardnerville died, and police arrested 36-year-old Catarino Sotelo Jacinto in a hit-and-run crash on South Carson Street.
Investigating officers said the incident took place at the intersection with Interstate 580 on ramp.
Apparently, a 2002 silver Nissan pickup truck was northbound on South Carson Street.
Officers believed that it struck Hodges while crossing the on-ramp in the crosswalk.
Then, the truck continued driving northbound on the interstate and fled the scene.
Right away, rescuers transported Hodges to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Later on, officers located the truck and the suspect, Jacinto, at his home in Northwest Reno.
The authorities arrested Jacinto on hit and run causing death (felony), failure to report (gross misdemeanor) and duty to render aid (misdemeanor).
They are holding Jacinto is on more than $40,000 bail.
Meanwhile, officers are still investigating this crash
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and community of Charles Hodges. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
South Carson Street Hit-and-Run Crash
Furthermore, as more people quarantine and limit their time outside to small walks around the neighborhood, taking strolls outdoors is becoming a common trend.
In effect, an increase in accidents involving individuals is to be expected.
A pedestrian accident occurs when someone who is not in a vehicle is injured or killed by someone in a vehicle crashing into them.
Some of the common causes of pedestrian accidents are vehicles failing to stop or yield and pedestrians ignoring crosswalk signals.
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