The Butler County Coroner released the cause of death for the 18-year-old mother who was killed in a hit and run on Nov. 9 on Monday.
The Butler County Coroner said the cause of death for the 18-year-old mother who was killed in a hit and run on Nov. 9 was blunt force trauma on Monday.
The man accused of hitting Allison Maria Reyes Castillo and another woman and has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide after the crash and is currently in the Butler County Jail.
Police said Steven James Rogers, 59, hit Castillo and another woman as they walked across Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Pershing Avenue in Hamilton, Police Sgt. Brian Robinson said.
Rogers has been arrested 75 times since 2005, mostly for driving with a suspended license, court documents show.
“Absolutely no way he should be on this road at all. Not a bit. He shouldn’t be out. He’s been a menace to the roadways his entire adult life,” Robinson said.
Police said Rogers fled after striking the women. Castillo was pronounced dead at the scene and the other woman was taken to taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Police found methamphetamine and suboxone strips in Rogers vehicle.
According to the jail, Rogers has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault, possession of drugs, driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident.