Driver Arrested after Deadly Hit and Run in Stockton

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STOCKTON — A driver was in custody Thursday after a reported hit and run in Stockton.

Stockton Police say an 83-year-old woman was hit and killed near Mariposa Road and 8th Street.

The driver was caught nearby, the police department tweeted.

It was not immediately known if drugs or alcohol had anything to do with the crash.

The area around Eighth Street and Mariposa Road was shut down for several hours while police investigated.

Police identified the driver as 45-year-old Yevonne Becker. Becker will be booked into jail once she is medically cleared, officials said.

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