News: Suspect identified in fatal Clovis hit-and-run crash

Bert Parnall

CLOVIS, NM – Police in Clovis reported new developments in the case of a fatal hit-and-run crash on Sunday evening, KFDA reports.

The victim, identified as 68-year-old Martha Castillo, died after being struck by a vehicle in the 2900 block of Thornton Street sometime before 8:46 p.m.  The person who called 911 to report the incident said that the vehicle that hit the woman had fled the scene.

Police now say they have located the vehicle involved in the accident and have identified the driver.  The suspect’s name was not released.

The crash remains under investigation by the Clovis Police Department Major Crash Team.

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