DIAMOND SPRINGS — A suspect involved in a deadly hit-and-run Wednesday was arrested in Diamond Springs.
Law enforcement officials were called to Missouri Flat Road at Halyard Lane around 6:30 a.m. after a pedestrian was hit by a car. The CHP reports the vehicle that hit the man drove away.
After the crash, the pedestrian died and was identified by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office as 87-year-old Gottfried George Brunner. Brunner was near his home when he was hit.
Later Wednesday, two deputies spotted the 2012 silver Dodge Caravan involved in the crash at a Diamond Springs gas station, according to the CHP.
The driver, 45-year-old Ricardo Rosas, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. Rosas has been booked at the El Dorado County Jail but his name has not been released.