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A West Jordan woman has been charged with a fatal hit-and-run that occurred last month in Midvale.

Mika Lindquist, 31, was charged Thursday in 3rd District Court with failure to remain at an accident involving a death, a third-degree felony. She was also charged with theft pursuant to a rental agreement, a second-degree felony, and obstructing justice, a third-degree felony.

On Sept. 24, Lindquist allegedly struck and mortally injured 56-year-old Ronald Renfro as he crossed 7200 South near 35 West in Midvale.

When an off-duty Murray officer stopped at a Chevron station in Taylorsville on Tuesday, a clerk asked him to check on an unconscious woman in a car parked outside the business. The officer found Lindquist inside the car.

In an interview with police about Renfro's death, Lindquist said that the sun was in her eyes and that she felt her car hit something, according to the charges.

"She stopped and got out of her car and looked back to see a group of people around what she hit and realized it was a person she had hit," the charges read. "Knowing she had hit a person, Lindquist got back into her car and left the scene."

Two days after the crash, witnesses told police that they saw Lindquist park the car and that the plate number had been changed, the charges add.

Officers determined the car was a rental from Enterprise. An employee of the rental business told police that Lindquist rented the car on Sept. 6 and was supposed to return it on Sept. 8. She allegedly called the company on Sept. 11 and said that the car had been taken from her.

An initial court appearance is set for Tuesday.

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