Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run in Holmes Beach

Cierra Shannon turned herself in to Bradenton Police.
Cierra Shannon turned herself in to Bradenton Police.(Manatee County Jail)
Published: Feb. 12, 2021 at 2:29 PM EST
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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A woman has turned herself in to authorities in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a Michigan woman.

According to officials, Madelyn Dakan, 83, was killed while on vacation. She was struck by a car in the 2700-block of Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach. The driver then fled the scene, police confirm.

On Thursday, Cierra Shannon, 27, turned herself in. Officers released her name early as a person of interest in the case.

Shannon has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death and remains in custody at the Manatee County jail without bond pending a future court date.

Investigators seized Shannon’s 2006 Chevy Trailblazer and the vehicle is being processed for further evidence.

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