TAMPA, Florida (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a 52-year-old Tampa area woman more than eight months after a motorcycle crash that killed two people.
FHP says Susanne Marie Meyers of Ruskin faces charges of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. She remained in the Pinellas County Jail early Wednesday.
Authorities say 62-year-old Thomas Steven Colson and his passenger, 69-year-old Galilee Wells Howard, were ejected from the 2009 Big Dog motorcycle when Meyers hit them on July 1, 2011. Neither was wearing a helmet.
The Tampa Bay Times reportsMeyers left the scene after the crash, but was found after her husband called authorities. She was not injured.
FHP says it conducted a lengthy investigation to determine Meyers was the driver.