BARNSTABLE (CBS) – A young woman has been charged with a hit-and-run that left a bicyclist dead on the Cape early Thursday morning.

Police say Sheila Moretta and her friend were riding their bikes home from work on Route 28 when Moretta was hit by a car.

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The driver stopped briefly, but left the scene.

Police were called and Moretta was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital, where she died.

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The driver’s license plate was left at the scene. Officers said they later tracked down the driver at about 3:30 a.m. on Main Street in Falmouth.

Twenty-two-year-old Angelica Barroso of West Yarmouth was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

Barroso told police she thought she had hit an animal.

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She is being held on $2,500 cash bail.