SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a man walking his dog with his wife was struck and killed by a car driven by a woman who had been accused of stalking his wife.
Stephen and Erin VanDalinda and their dog were hit Wednesday night. Stephen VanDalinda, who was 64, died, and his 61-year-old wife is hospitalized with serious injuries.
UPDATE: The NH Attorney General has announced an arrest in yesterday’s fatal vehicle collision in #Seabrook.
38 year old Catrina Costello, is now facing several felony charges after she allegedly struck her two next door neighbors who were on a walk, killing one of them. pic.twitter.com/XL2A9W8IEs
— MichelleReneeFisher (@Michelle_WBZ) August 30, 2018
The attorney general’s office on Thursday announced the arrest of 38-year-old Catrina Costello. Authorities say she was driving drunk when she hit the couple and then left the scene. She faces nine charges, including felony assault and driving while intoxicated. She’s also charged with violating a protective issued last year prohibiting her from having any contact with Erin VanDalinda, stalking or abusing her or her relatives or coming within 50 feet of her animals.
A phone number for Costello wasn’t available.