The driver in the August hit and run on Oenoke Ridge that killed 82-year-old Jayaraman Krishna turned herself in to New Canaan police late Wednesday afternoon, officials say.
Police say they have charged Kate H. Regan, 32, of 383 Michigan Road, with evading responsibility resulting in physical injury or death, and negligent homicide with a motor vehicle.
Regan was notified of the arrest warrant and turned herself in at the New Canaan Police Department on South Avenue, where she was arrested and processed, according to a departmental press release.
On the afternoon of Aug. 18, Jayaraman Krishna was struck and killed as he stood by the mailbox at the home of at 1769 Oenoke Ridge, where the elder Krishna and his wife also lived.
Police identified the vehicle involved in the accident as a and determined that a female New Canaan resident was operating that make and model on Oenoke Ridge Road at the approximate time Jayaraman was struck.
On Aug. 23, officers from the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Unit and forensic technicians the Infiniti, which had been impounded, for any additional evidence. Evidence recovered from the vehicle and from the scene of the accident was sent to the State Crime Laboratory.
Soon after the accident, New Canaan police Capt. Leon Krolikowski told Patch it could be "" before an arrest was made in the case. Evidence testing is conducted by the state and is out of the control of town investigators. In September, Chief Edward Nadriczny to the crime lab, requesting an acceleration of the .
Regan was released on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Nov. 17 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.
New Canaan police released no other information about Regan. According to town tax records, the home at 383 Michigan Road was by Michael and Kate Regan for $1.6 million on Sept. 17, 2010.