Troopers: Lake County hit-and-run driver arrested for crash that killed 1, injured another

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol arrested a woman Thursday accused of hitting and killing a man in Lake County last September.

Troopers said Tara Schiessle, 31, was arrested on several charges including of leaving the scene of a crash involving death.


Troopers said she hit two people walking on Rolling Acres Road and West Lakeview Street last September.

A 40-year-old woman died, and a 31-year-old man was seriously hurt.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.