A young woman is being charged with a hit and run that has left a bicyclist dead. It is reported that a woman and her friend were riding their bicycles on Route 28 in Hyannis, MA on Thursday June 14, 2012 when the woman was hit by a car; the driver left the scene. The bicyclist was rushed to the hospital for immediate medical attention; however she was pronounced dead a short time thereafter.
Officers were able to track down the driver allegedly involved in this accident, identified as twenty-three-year-old Angelica Barroso of West Yarmouth. Ms. Barroso was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
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