Nipomo woman died from hit and run accident
February 1, 2011
A body found earlier today on a roadway in Nipomo has been identified as Krista Janine Babbitt of Nipomo, who died because of a hit and run accident. [KCOY]
Babbitt, 55, was found in the middle of the roadway in the 700 block of Joshua Street shortly after 6 a.m. by Anthony May. May unsuccessfully attempted to avoid running over Babbitt.
He than called 911 and attempted to divert traffic, but several more vehicles ran over the body, KCOY said.
Investigators from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department and the California Highway Patrol are trying to find out why the woman’s body was in the road.