A 19-year-old Concord resident has been arrested and charged in the hit-and-run death of an 86-year-old man.
As we previously reported, the incident occurred on Nov.23.
The following is from the Concord Police Department:
The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed the following charges on Damian Lopez-Avelino (19 years old, Concord):
PC191.5 – Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while intoxicated
VC23153(a) & VC23153(b) – DUI causing serious bodily injury
VC20001 – Hit & Run with injury
VC12500(a) – Driving a motor vehicle while unlicensed.
Lopez-Avelino is being held without bail at the Martinez Detention Facility.
This event was truly a tragedy for our community and we are committed to working with our partners at the District Attorney’s Office to bring justice to the victims and their families.