BROCKTON (CBS) – A Brockton man has been charged in connection with a hit and run crash that killed a 72-year-old woman Tuesday night.
Michael Blanche, 33, was arrested Thursday after police located the car believed to be involved in the crash. Investigators identified the green vehicle from surveillance video taken near the scene.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reopening Plan: COVID Restrictions Loosen Monday, Including Restaurant Capacity
Police said the car was found behind an abandoned home. The Plymouth Country District Attorney said Blanche was identified as the driver and was placed under arrest Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: 'In Like A Lion': March Weather Brings Drastic Swing In Temperatures This Week
At about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, 72-year-old Marie Rose Bienaime was found unresponsive in the area of 259 Pleasant Street. She was brought to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: South Attleboro MBTA Station Closes Due To 'Deteriorating' Pedestrian Bridge
Blanche is charged with leaving the scene of a crash causing death, negligent motor vehicle homicide, speeding, failure to yield and operating a motor vehicle after suspension. He will be arraigned in Brockton District Court on Friday.