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California man arrested for killing Asian nail salon owner in hit-and-run

  • Arck Marquez Ramirez Jr., 29, of Brentwood, California, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident that killed 44-year-old Chungthuy “Tammy” Le on Oct. 1.
  • Le, who owned Lavender Dreams Nail Spa in Walnut Creek, was crossing the street at N. California Boulevard and Civic Drive at around 7 p.m. when a sedan ran a red light and struck her, according to reports.
  • Surveillance cameras and tips from witnesses helped Walnut Creek police zero in on Ramirez as a suspect.
  • Le is survived by her husband, who is in his 60s, and their three children aged 17, 15 and 12.
  • A fundraising campaign on GoFundMe has been set up to cover Le’s funeral costs and support her family.

A man was arrested on Friday in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left an Asian nail salon owner dead in Walnut Creek, California, earlier this month.

Arck Marquez Ramirez Jr., 29, of Brentwood, is facing charges of gross vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run for the collision that killed Chungthuy “Tammy” Le, who owned Lavender Dreams Nail Spa.

Asian woman sought in ‘disturbing’ Canada hit-and-run that sent 11-year-old boy to hospital

  • Police in the Canadian city of Richmond are searching for an Asian driver who allegedly struck an 11-year-old boy and left him to fend for himself on Wednesday.
  • The incident reportedly occurred in the area of Number 1 Road and Tucker Avenue just before 9 a.m.
  • The child was pushing his bicycle in a pedestrian crosswalk when a gray minivan hit him, according to Cpl. Dennis Hwang.
  • The boy was immediately transported to a hospital. He suffered minor injuries and was eventually released.
  • Police described the suspect as an Asian woman in her 50’s with a bob-style haircut. Her minivan is also believed to have incurred light damage.

Police in the Canadian city of Richmond are searching for a driver who allegedly struck an 11-year-old boy and left him to fend for himself on Wednesday.

The incident, which cops described as a “disturbing collision,” reportedly occurred in the area of Number 1 Road and Tucker Avenue just before 9 a.m.

Drunk woman detained for dragging victim with her car for 1 kilometer in hit-and-run in China

Drunk female driver detained Hunan Province China
  • A 28-year-old drunk female driver, only identified by the surname Xiao, was arrested and charged with “causing traffic casualties” in Loudi City, Hunan province, China, at around midnight on Friday.
  • According to authorities on Sunday, Xiao rear-ended an electric bicycle driven by a 36-year-old surnamed Xie.
  • Xie was driving in front of Xiao’s sedan when she was struck and her clothes were stuck to the front of the car.
  • Despite being aware of the collision, Xiao continued to drive away, dragging Xie for around one kilometer (approximately 0.6 miles) before being stopped by the traffic police.
  • A field sobriety test showed Xiao had an alcohol level of 124.51 milligrams per 100 milliliters, which is considered “drunk driving” in China.
  • Xie was later brought to the hospital. She was reportedly in stable condition and is expected to survive the incident.

A woman who failed a field sobriety test has been detained after dragging a woman for around 1 kilometer (approximately 0.6 miles) in a hit-and-run incident in Hunan Province, central China last week.

The incident occurred in Loudi City around midnight on Friday when a 28-year-old female driver, only identified by the surname Xiao, rear-ended an electric bicycle driven by a 36-year-old woman surnamed Xie, authorities said on Sunday.

Teen arrested in connection to St. Paul hit-and-run that killed beloved Hmong woman

hit-and-run crash
  • A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged on Aug. 16 for the hit-and-run crash that killed 70-year-old Phoua Thao Hang, according to the St. Paul Police’s announcement on Friday.
  • On July 17, a stolen Kia Sportage SUV crashed into Hang and her husband’s vehicle near Forest Street and Magnolia Avenue East. Hang was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office has filed a petition against the teenager, which includes one count of criminal vehicular homicide and a motion for certification for the hit-and-run death.
  • The suspect is scheduled for a hearing on Sept. 5 in Ramsey County juvenile court.

Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection to the St. Paul hit-and-run crash last month that killed a 70-year-old Hmong woman in Minnesota.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged on Aug. 16 for the hit-and-run crash that killed Phoua Thao Hang, according to the St. Paul Police’s announcement on Friday.

Authorities search for hit-and-run driver that killed an Asian grandmother in Oceanside, California

asian grandmother hit and run oceanside
  • Cecilia Shu, a 68-year-old grandmother, was walking on a sidewalk in Oceanside, California, when a black Honda SUV drove onto the sidewalk and struck her on June 5.
  • The driver then made a U-turn and drove away. Paramedics pronounced Shu dead at the scene.
  • Authorities are still searching for the hit-and-run driver who killed Shu, who they suspect may live in the area.
  • The suspect’s car is described to be a black 2019-2022 Honda HR-V with damage to its front bumper and grill.

An Asian grandmother was killed by a hit-and-run driver while on a morning walk in Oceanside, California.

Cecilia Shu, 68, was walking on the sidewalk along Benet Road near Leepish Drive when a black Honda SUV drove onto the sidewalk and hit Shu shortly after 8:30 a.m. on June 5. 

‘I really want to meet Hanako!’: Grief-stricken mother remembers daughter killed in SF hit-and-run in first Obon festival without her

Hit and run victim, Hanako Abe

A mother in Japan has honored the memory of her daughter who lost her life in a hit-and-run incident in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood on New Year’s Eve.

Background: Hanako Abe, 27, and Elizabeth Platt, 60, were crossing the intersection of Second and Mission streets when a gray Honda HR-V struck them on Dec. 31. The driver, identified as Troy McAlister, allegedly ran a red light in the stolen car and tried to flee the scene.