Arrest made in fatal Waterbury hit-and-run

Clara Hinton


WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury Police have arrested a person in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 22-year-old woman.

23-year-old Clara Hinton has been charged in the death of Genesis Baez. Baez was killed Monday after a Chevy Malibu slammed into a Honda Civic that she was standing next to around 9:30 am on Bronson Street. She was taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital where she later died.

Hinton is charged with evading responsibility, and operating a motor vehicle causing serious physical injury or death. She being held on a $500,000 bond and is due to face a judge at Waterbury Superior Court on Wednesday.