Tyra Givens

Tyra Givens.

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A woman from Georgia was arrested for a deadly crash that happened in Hartford last month.

According to Hartford police, Tyra Givens, 25, of Lawrenceville, GA, was charged with negligent homicide and failure of a vehicle operator to exercise reasonable care near a vulnerable pedestrian.

The victim was a pedestrian identified as 55-year-old Cecil Greene of East Hartford.

The incident happened on Aug. 13 in the area of 1313 Main St. in Hartford.

According to police, they arrived to find Greene critically injured. She was brought to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Though Givens and her vehicle remained at the scene, police eventually obtained an arrest warrant for her.

She was taken into custody on Wednesday and brought to the Hartford Police Department's detention facility.

Givens was held on bond and awaiting a court appearance.

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