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Suspect arrested for deadly Lake Worth hit-and-run near high school

Police say a 30-year-old woman admitted to her involved in the crash that killed 42-year-old Andrea Hendrickson.

LAKE WORTH, Texas — Lake Worth police have arrested a woman in connection to a deadly hit-and-run that happened Saturday morning near Lake Worth High School.

The department posted an update saying 30-year-old Zenaida Gonzalez has been charged for the crash that killed a 42-year-old woman identified as Andrea Hendrickson.

The incident happened at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of Boat Club Road.

In their search for a suspect, Lake Worth police released a photo of the vehicle they believe was involved. It was described as a dark blue 2018-2021 Chevy Equinox. According to them, there was bumper damage and a missing headlight on the front passenger side of the vehicle.

Police said in a press release they used surveillance videos and license plate readers to find a vehicle that matched the description. They found a vehicle similar to the description at a home about three-quarters of a mile away from the scene.

According to police, detectives found Gonzalez inside the home and she later admitted to her involvement in the crash. Police said she was charged with one count of failure to stop and render aid.

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