Rep. Christian aid arrested for fatal hit and run in Austin
POSTED: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 12:42pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 3:12pm
AUSTIN, TX — An East Texas Representatives Aide was arrested on Friday for an early morning hit and run accident in West Austin.
According to an Austin Police report, officers recieved a call Friday morning from a woman who saw another woman laying on the ground at the end of her driveway. When emergency crews arrived on the scene, they found the unidentified woman deceased and believed she was struck by a vehicle.
Gabrielle Nestrande, 23, an aide for Representative Wayne Christian (R) at the state capitol was called in for questioning and arrested for failure to stop and render aid, a third degree felony.
The identity of the deceased woman has not yet been released.