SAN DIEGO, CA – A suspect has been identified and taken into police custody for the driver in the hit-and-run accident that killed a 17-year-old girl yesterday in Escondido.
Fox 5 San Diego reports the suspect as Paul Anthony Lisson, 29, from Escondido, who is facing charges related to the accident and other possible crimes.
Lisson was located thanks to a citizen report that matched his white Toyota Highlander to the vehicle in the crime. Lisson was also allegedly determined to be the driver at the time of the accident.
The accident happened yesterday around 12:30 a.m. when the teenage pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Mesa Rock Road in unincorporated Escondido.
The victim’s identity has not yet been released.
Authorities continue to investigate the accident.
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