Gresham woman arrested for fatal hit-and-run
Police have identified the driver driver of a Mercedes-Benz that struck Jerrie Ann Horning, 49, of Gresham when she was crossing West Powell Boulevard.
Miranda Ashley Calvin, 19, of Gresham, was arrested at 3:45 p.m. April 26 for the fatal hit-and-run. Police said tips from the public helped identify and locate Calvin, who was staying at the Marriott Hotel on Sunnybrook Boulevard in Clackamas.
Calvin was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on two charges of manslaughter, a felony hit-and-run and reckless driving. She was scheduled to have an arraignment hearing at 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 27.
Police were dispatched to the 4800 block of W. Powell on a report of an accident at 8:39 p.m. Saturday, April 25, and pronounced Horning dead at the scene. Police said Horning was reportedly crossing W. Powell Boulevard near the intersection of S.W. Junction place in an unmarked crosswalk when she was hit by the white Mercedes Benz S-Class traveling eastbound.
A short time later, a person who had been listening the police radio saw the Mercedes Benz and told police it's location.
According to KOIN6, a vigil for Horning was held on Sunday.JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT