The Butte County DA's Office says a Gridley woman admits to a deadly hit and run. 44-year-old Anne Montez plead no contest Thursday in a Butte County Courtroom to a hit and run in Gridley that caused the death of 48-year-old Maria Gomez.
The incident happened back on April 1st when Montez was headed westbound on Magnolia Street when authorities say she struck Gomez as she was crossing the street. Authorities say Motez then fled the scene. Gomez later died of her injuries. Gridley Police detectives found a Mitsubishi Montero S-U-V believed to be owned by Montez in Sacramento. Montez turned herself into authorities 12 days after the incident.
Montez is facing four years in State Prison. She is set to be sentenced in October, that according to the Butte County DA's press release.