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Woman arrested for the 2019 hit-and-run crash that left a man dead

Apr 17, 2021 | ,

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – Giselle Infante was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, driving with a suspended license, tampering with evidence and leaving the scene of a deadly crash.

Nelson Roman Rodriguez  was hit by a car and left in the street as the driver fled the scene the night of June 18, 2019 on South Dixie Highway.  His wife and children were there when the crash happened.

Thanks to police receiving a tip, The suspect vehicle was found two days later.

Damage to the car matched the parts recovered.

The suspect told police that she couldn’t drive due to her license being suspended.  The told police she didn’t know about the crash and the car belonged to someone else.   When police interviewed the person who owned the car, he said Infante had the car that day.

A male passenger tipped off police and told them that Infante had the car that night and picked him up and went to a liquor store.  He told police he noticed Rodriguez walk into the street.  He said Infante tried to swerve, but ended up hitting Rodriguez.

The suspect fled the scene, saying she didn’t have insurance.

Police tested the Camaro and found Infante’s DNA all over the car.

She was arrested Friday night.

 

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