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* Harold Newby identified as alleged driver that killed Parvathy Subramanian on Homestead Road in Sunnyvale

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The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office has identified a woman who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Wednesday as Parvathy Subramanian.Subramanian, 74, of Sunnyvale, was walking on a sidewalk near Homestead Road and Mary Avenue when a motor home hit her from behind around 7:10 a.m., Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety Capt. Dave Verbruggge said.

The driver fled, but officers later tracked him down at a nearby shopping center and arrested him. He has been identified as Harold Newby, Jr., 62, of Sunnyvale. Firefighters and paramedics responded and transported Subramanian to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Officers are investigating the circumstances of the collision and have not yet determined whether Newby was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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