Teen Charged in Hit-and-Run That Killed UPS Worker

A 19-year-old Delaware teen has been charged in a September hit-and-run after police say she hit two UPS workers with her SUV

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Thursday, Nov 8, 2012  |  Updated 3:43 PM EDT
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Teen Charged in UPS Worker's Hit-and-Run Death

Brenda Nazario, 19, of Bear, Del.

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Nineteen-year-old Brenda Nazario, of Bear, Del., was arrested and charged with a deadly hit-and-run involving two female UPS workers on the morning of September 25.

Police say Maria Eldreth, 52, of Wilmington and Judith Johnson, 67, of Newark, were on their way to work at the UPS warehouse on Lake Drive in the Pencader Corporate Center in Glasgow when they were struck from behind by a vehicle.

Investigators say Nazario fled the scene in her Honda CRV and did not stop to help either victim.

Eldreth died a few days later and Johnson was treated for her injuries.

Police say Nazario showed up at the Delaware State Police barracks the afternoon of the crash and reported she struck and unknown object on I-95.

After a thorough investigation by State Police, detectives were able to link Nazario to the Glasgow hit-and-run.

She's charged with leaving the scene of a collision resulting in death and leaving the scene of a collision resulting in injury. Nazario was released on $10,000 unsecured bond.
 

 


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