CAMINO (CBS13) – A Pollock Pines man is in custody after a hit-and-run in El Dorado County that left a teenage girl dead.
California Highway Patrol says the incident happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The 14-year-old girl was on Carson Road, east of Barkley Road in the Camino area, when she was hit and killed by a vehicle that veered off the road and drove onto the shoulder.READ MORE: Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Just One Of Mother Nature's Wonders In The Sky Right Now
The driver reportedly left the scene before authorities arrived, the CHP says. Later Tuesday night, officers say he turned himself in.READ MORE: Fire Damages Mobile Home In South Sacramento
CHP has identified the driver as 23-year-old Pollock Pines resident Anthony B. Smith. He has been booked into El Dorado County Jail on vehicular manslaughter, DUI and other charges.MORE NEWS: Man Dies After Being Shot In Stockton; Homicide Detectives Investigating
Authorities have not released the name of the girl, but CHP says she was a Camino resident.