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WATSONVILLE: 34-Year-Old Bicyclist Scott Brunton Killed in Hit-and-Run DUI Crash on Freedom Boulevard near Scurich Lane - file photo
WATSONVILLE: 34-Year-Old Bicyclist Scott Brunton Killed in Hit-and-Run DUI Crash on Freedom Boulevard near Scurich Lane – file photo

Hit-and-run driver arrested

WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA (December 17, 2016) – According to the California Highway Patrol, 34-year-old bicyclist Scott Brunton was killed on Wednesday in a deadly hit-and-run DUI collision on Freedom Boulevard near Scurich Lane. (map)

The CHP reported that a 2007 Chrysler, driven by 29-year-old Violeta Cervantes, was traveling westbound on Freedom Boulevard around 8:40 p.m. when she looked down to use her cellphone and struck Brunton who was riding his bicycle. Cervantes fled the scene after Brunton was thrown from his bicycle caused by the impact.

CHP officers found Cervantes fleeing on Freedom Boulevard and Mariner Lane. Cervantes was apprehended and booked on charges of driving under the influence, vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run causing death, and driving with a suspended license. Her bail is set at $500,000.

“I wish a swift and steady recovery for all motorists who were injured in this collision. Our prayers are with all subjects injured, their friends and families during such a difficult time,” said a California car accident attorney.

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