MODESTO: Bicyclist Rachelle White Killed in Hit-and-Run on El Vista Avenue
Evgeniy Viktorochich Gubanov, 34, Arrested
MODESTO (July 1, 2016)- According to The Modesto Bee, a 40-year-old bicyclist identified as Rachelle White was the victim of a fatal hit-and-run Thursday evening on El Vista Avenue near Encina Avenue.
At 8:50 p.m., the driver of a silver sedan possibly a Dodge Magnum struck White who was riding a bicycle at the time.
She was rushed to a trauma center where she sadly did not survive her injuries. She was a resident of Modesto.
Per The Modesto Bee, the driver immediately took off failing to render aid. The suspect, 34-year-old Modesto resident Evgeniy Viktorochich Gubanov, was arrested and is facing charges including vehicular manslaughter, leaving the crash scene, unlawful taking of a vehicle, possession of methamphetamine and reckless evasion of a peace officer.
Meanwhile, FOX 40 News said the vehicle involved sustained damage to its windshield, hood, and passenger side door.
Anyone with information is strong encouraged to contact the Modesto Police Department.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Rachelle White as they search for peace and comfort.
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