Sierra Martin | Managing Editor
SAN MARCOS – On Sunday, September 26 at approximately 10:32 p.m. the San Marcos Police Department responded to the scene of a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a 49-year-old woman.
SMPD responded to reports of a driver hitting a pedestrian on the crosswalk at 110 E. MLK Dr. and fleeing from the scene. Officers identified the victim of the hit-and-run as Nelda Peddle, who was pronounced dead at the scene by Hays County Justice of the Peace Maggie Moreno.
Based on a description provided by witnesses, officers located the suspect vehicle and the driver, Armando Cubriel Jr. (DOB 08/12/1982), was arrested. He is currently in the Hays County Jail and faces charge of Intoxication Manslaughter, Resisting Arrest, Accident Involving Death, Tampering with Evidence, and Obstruction or Retaliation.