UPDATE: Geneveve Serna Killed in Bryan, TX, Hit-and-run Accident
Bryan, TX -- January 14, 2017, Geneveve Serna was found deceased following an accident where a vehicle struck her on Highway 21.
Update: Leroy Conerway Jr. has been identified as the suspect driver involved in the accident. Police say he turned himself in to Brazos County authorities on January 22. He currently faces a charge of accident involving death. No further details have been released at this time.
According to investigators from the Brazos County Sheriff's Department, the incident occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday near the intersection of Highway 21 and Lincoln Street.
Authorities say that they received emergency calls about a woman who was lying on the side of the highway. Emergency rescue teams rushed out to the scene, but 48-year-old Serna was already dead by the time they arrived. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
After investigations, authorities determined that she had been struck by a vehicle. They were able to locate the suspect some time following the incident. It's not clear whether or not that person is facing any charges at this time.
Authorities say the accident remains under investigation. No further details have been released.
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