Waste Management Employee Michael Jodoin, 59, Victim in Grass Valley Fatal Accident
GRASS VALLEY (August 3, 2020) – Authorities detained the alleged DUI hit-and-run driver that killed a Waste Management employee on Monday morning.
California Highway Patrol determined that 47-year-old Amy Nicole Hannan was under the influence of a controlled substance when the wreck occurred.
The incident began when the woman was allegedly driving a black 2020 Dodge Charger erratically drifted onto the shoulder of McCourtney Road.
According to The Union and CBS Sacramento, Hannan then struck the male worker who was cleaning up the roadway outside the Nevada County Fairgrounds.
Suspected DUI Hit-and-Run Driver ID’d as Amy Nicole Hannan, 47
Paramedics responded and found the victim left lying on the ground, just past Gate 4 of the fairgrounds. They transported him to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, where he later died.
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Department identified the deceased man as 59-year-old Michael Jodoin, a resident of Rough and Ready.
Meanwhile, Hannan did not stop to render aid to Jodoin and took off the scene. Officers located her three miles away and arrested her on charges of felony DUI causing great bodily injury, felony hit-and-run causing death or injury, and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Authorities booked the suspect into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility with a bail set at $100,000. The tragic incident remains under investigation.
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