Ricky Santos Arrested Following Mendocino Skateboard Accident on Highway 1 at Little Lake Street
Mendocino, California (November 28, 2019) – Ricky Faustino Santos, 36, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a skateboarder dead in July in Mendocino.
The deadly accident took place at around 10:50 p.m. Thursday, July 18 on Highway 1 at Little Lake Street.
According to the report, Calum Taite Pulido, 21, of Mendocino, was riding a skateboard in the area when for an unknown reason, he was struck by a vehicle that was heading northbound. The driver did not stop and fled the scene.
Pulido was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
On Thursday at around 3:24 p.m., authorities arrested Santos in connection with the deadly hit-and-run accident. Santos, who is suspected of being the passenger in the vehicle that killed Pulido, was charged with being an accessory to the crime.
Authorities are still looking for Gina Rae Bean, 41, the suspected driver of the vehicle involved in the fatal crash. Anyone with information on Bean’s whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement officials or the Ukiah CHP office at 707-467-4000.