MERCED (March 20, 2017)- According to the Merced Sun-Star, Tiarra Gallashaw, 20, of Merced, has been identified as the victim intentionally run down and killed by a woman Sunday evening following a physical altercation.
The incident took place at the or near the cross streets of I and 19th streets.
Police officials reported that Tiarra Gallashaw and a woman identified as Ashley Sanders, 24, of Firebaugh, were involved in a fight before Sanders returned to her vehicle and ran over the 20-year-old woman in front of a large group of people who were present during the entire exchange.
Gallashaw tragically did not survive her injuries from the impact of Sanders vehicle as she was rushed to a Modesto hospital and later pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, Sanders fled the scene after hitting the victim but was later located and detained. She was taken to Merced County Jail and is being held on $1 million bail.
Per the Merced Sun-Star, the two women have had their issues for a long while for unknown reasons after Sanders mother was interviewed, Stephanie Franco.
It was also noted within the report that Sanders was allegedly arrested for prostitution last month before paying bail and being released.
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All of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our sincere condolences to the family of Tiarra Gallashaw whose life was taken in this horrible incident.
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