Norwalk man arrested for deadly hit-and-run in Silver Lake

A 47-year-old Norwalk man has been arrested in connection to the hit-and-run death of 57-year-old Cristina Garcia in Silver Lake on Jan. 16, 2019.

Authorities say Freddy Prieto, 47, was arrested on Jan. 17, a day after the deadly crash that occurred in the 1800 Block of Hyperion Avenue.

Prieto was charged with vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run resulting in death, and hit-and-run with property damage.

He's scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 11, 2019.