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Bicyclist killed by car in Sacramento; hit-and-run suspect arrested

Ashley Tamara Mauling
Ashley Tamara Mauling Sacramento police

A bicyclist suffered fatal injuries when struck Monday night in Sacramento by a hit-and-run driver.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the bicyclist as Brandi Leigh Weaver, 45, of Sacramento.

Weaver was riding northwest in the 1800 block of El Camino Avenue about 8 p.m. Monday when a car heading west on El Camino hit her. The motorist then drove away.

Weaver was pronounced dead at 8:31 p.m., according to the coroner’s website.

Witnesses provided a description of the car and a license plate number. With that information, police quickly found the car in Sacramento.

Ashley Tamara Mauling, 32, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and endangering the life of a child.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews