Driver arrested on DUI, hit-and-run charges after bicyclist Jasmine Turpen killed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2018) — Police have arrested Kamau Ndirangu after the 25-year-old driver on Saturday struck and killed bicyclist Jasmine Turpen, 22, of Sacramento, according to KCRA 3 News.
The Antelope man reportedly fled the scene after hitting the victim with his 2012 Honda Accord on Highway 160, just north of Northgate Boulevard. The collision was reported just before 2 a.m. on July 20th, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Sacramento City Fire Department responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Shortly after the collision, police were able to piece together evidence at the scene and locate the suspect at his home. The arrested him and he was booked at the Sacramento jail on suspicion of DUI and felony hit-and-run charges.
Traffic Accident Investigation
At this time, it’s apparent that Mr. Ndirangu is responsible for this collision.
We offer our heartfelt prayers to the family of Jasmine Turpen.
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