Yarmouth Woman Arrested for Allegedly Killing Bicyclist on Route 28 in Hyannis
A bicyclist was killed on a dangerous section of Route 28 in Hyannis this morning.
Barnstable Police responded to the hit and run. In a statement it said, "the bicyclist had been struck and suffered life threatening injuries, and was in the roadway when Officers Armando Feliciano and Megan Cunningham arrived a short time later and started providing medical attention to her."
Police shut down all traffic through the intersection as the accident was investigated.
Hyannis Fire Department responded and transported the victim to the Cape Cod Hospital Emergency Center, but her injuries were such that she was declared deceased a short time later, police said.
Officer Brian Murray of the Barnstable Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team responded to assist with the investigation.
The Barnstable Police investigation identified the suspect vehicle and the information was relayed to surrounding police departments.
At around 3:30am Falmouth Police Sergeant Brian Kinsella located the suspect's vehicle on Main Street, Falmouth and spoke with the operator, who identified herself as 23 year-old Angelica Barroso, of 92 Reid Ave, West Yarmouth.
Barroso told Sergeant Kinsella she had struck something in Hyannis, and had driven to Falmouth.
Officer Waskeiwicz and Sergeant Michael Riley responded the Falmouth Police station and placed Barroso under arrest for Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Injury (Death) Accident, and transported her to the Barnstable Police Station. She will be arraigned at the Barnstable District Court this morning.
The accident remains under investigation by the Barnstable Police.