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Woman Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in San Jose: Police

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A woman was arrested in a fatal hit-and-run crash Thursday afternoon in San Jose, according to police.

At about 3:25 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the area of Senter Road and Wool Creek Drive to investigate two collisions, police said.

A 2005 BMW 530i was traveling northbound on Senter when it crashed into a 2016 Toyota Prius also traveling northbound, police said. The BMW continued down Senter until the car stalled, and the investigation revealed the woman driver had been involved in an earlier hit-and-run crash in the vicinity.

The woman driving the Prius was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to police.

The BMW driver was booked into Santa Clara County jail on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and two counts of felony hit and run, police said.

It was the 56th fatal crash and the 58th traffic fatality in San Jose this year, police said.

Anyone with information on this investigation should contact Detective Aldinger of the San José Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654. Submit tips and remain anonymous by using the P3TIPS mobile app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on

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