Yreka Hit-and-Run Driver Charged With Murder

A Yreka woman has been charged with murder following the death of an injured pedestrian. On September 26th, the victim was crossing Turre Street when she was struck by a car driven by Leah Rodriguez-White, who immediately drove away from the scene. Witnesses provided descriptions and the driver was arrested just a couple of blocks away. The victim was transported to Fairchild Medical Center with critical injuries. She died days later and the charges were increased against Rodriguez-White.