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Kannapolis Police Arrest Woman In Hit And Run

A woman was arrested after police say she hit and killed a man walking his two dogs in Kannapolis early Monday morning.

According to Kannapolis Police, officers were called to a crash near the intersection of Bethpage Road and Leonard Avenue a little before 2 a.m. Police found 48-year-old Santiago Esteban and his two dogs dead.

A witness told police a red sedan drove away from the accident.

Officers identified 22 year-old Lisa Michelle Jones as a suspect in the case and arrested her at her home. Jones was charged with felony hit and run, misdemeanor hit and run and driving left of center. The crash remains under investigation.

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Sarafina Wright is the "All Things Considered" producer for WFAE 90.7 Charlotte’s NPR Source. Before coming to WFAE, she worked as a political correspondent for EBONY.com, staff writer at the Washington Informer and editor-in-chief of the WI Bridge in Washington, DC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Howard University. When she's not writing professionally, Sarafina can be found blogging at www.sarafinasaid.com or hanging out with her book club, Charlotte West.