Hit and run leads to one death, arrest

On Saturday, March 11, Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mitchell responded to a hit and run in Hawg Heaven Subdivision in Trinity County at 1:25 a.m. Upon arrival, he found one deceased individual at the scene. Mitchell arrested Kurt Wangler, 40, for third-degree felony Driving While Intoxicated (third or more), third-degree felony Failure to Stop and Render Aid Injury/Death, and second-degree felony Intoxicated Manslaughter with a Vehicle. This is an open investigation and additional details will be available at a later time.