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COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) – A driver has been arrested after a fatal crash in Coatesville, Chester County. It happened on 8th Street and Lincoln Highway, just after 5 a.m. Wednesday.
Police say 22-year-old Tyree Mansell, the driver of one of the cars, got out and ran away following the accident. He was arrested a short time later and charged with vehicular manslaughter.
He was driving with a suspended license when he ran a red light at Lincoln Highway and North 8th Street and hit another car.
Monica Fiorentino, 45, who was in the other car, was killed.
Police say Mansell, who was driving a 2013 Kia Optima, was traveling southbound on North 8th Street, proceeded through the intersection, and struck Fiorentino, who was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, while she was traveling eastbound on East Lincoln Highway.
Fiorentino was taken to Brandywine Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The accident is still under investigation.