Woman on Trial for Manslaughter in Hit and Run Death

A 32-year old woman who has already pled guilty of failing to stop and render aid is now on trial for manslaughter in the death of a 39-year old man last year.

Tabatha Elliott was charged for causing the death of Gilbert Reyna, who was pushing his bike along the I-37 access road at McKinzie with his brother. Elliot allegedly struck the man with her vehicle and left the scene.

Elliot is also on trial for tampering with evidence. If found guilty, she could face up to 10-years in prison. She is currently in the Nueces County Jail, being held in lieu of a $175,000 bond.


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