Man Dies in Hit & Run While Getting Mail, Suspect Arraigned for Text Message Driving Death
When Richard Bohannan went outside his Chino house last night to go to the front yard mailbox, he never came back. A car hit and killed him before it fled the scene. His 13-year-old son that was with him was not hurt and this morning California Highway Patrol officers impounded a car parked nearby that is likely the suspect's vehicle.
This news is another of the many hit and run fatalities in Southern California being reported in the last few weeks. Last week, 22-year-old Andrew Thomas Gallo was arrested after fleeing the scene of DUI related crash in Fullerton that left three people dead, including Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart and Courtney Stewart, a Cal State Fullerton student who will be remembered tonight in an event. Gallo couldn't contain himself, breaking down in tears week in court.
Another man broke down in tears today in court while being arraigned for an incident last August when he killed a woman in a crosswalk while allegedly text messaging. Martin Burt Kuehl, who did not flee the scene, was featured in the Orange County Register last November because he would visit the scene every single day. "I just didn't see her," he said. "I accidentally killed somebody.”