Kao Xiong, 23, was booked by Fresno police in connection with the hit and run death of a bicylist west of Highway 99, Lt. Richard Tucker reported Friday.
The fatality occurred early May 3 on Olive Avenue west of Marks Avenue, where officers found Christopher Sanchez, 24, dead after a collision. The driver fled after the crash. Thursday, a citizen alerted officers to an abandoned car in an apartment complex in the 1200 block of North Marks. Tucker said Xiong admitted driving the car at the time of the collision and was arrested.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call detectives Mike Buessing at (559) 621-5066 or Dalan Richards at (559) 621-5068.