Arrest made in early morning hit-and-run

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — UPDATE 11:05 a.m.: Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a woman for an early morning hit-and-run Friday.

Troopers say Cheyenne Cerda, 23, of Loxley, Ala., hit bicyclist Jason Shaeffer on New Warrington Road at 4 a.m. and fled the scene.

A witness provided a license plate number for Cerda’s vehicle, and troopers later found Cerda still in her car, which had significant damage to the front end. Cerda stated she thought she hit a mailbox.

Cerda is charged with felony leaving the scene of a crash with serious injury/careless driving. She is booked in Escambia County Jail on a $2,000 bond.

Shaeffer was transported to Baptist Hospital with serious injuries.

Original story

A bicyclist was injured in an early morning hit-and-run at N. New Warrington Road and Elm Street.

The person was hit at about 4 a.m. Florida Highway Patrol are looking for a silver four-door Hyundai last seen on Navy Boulevard.

The condition of the cyclist is unknown but the cyclist was taken to the hospital with injuries.

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