A north Georgia man has now been indicted by the Superior Court of Forsyth County for a hit-and-run wreck that killed an unborn child in 2018.
On Monday, May 13, a Forsyth County grand jury formally charged Nicolas Alonzo-Ramos, 25, of Canton with homicide by vehicle in the first degree, serious injury by vehicle, two counts of hit and run, aggravated identity fraud, driving without a valid license and reckless driving.
Authorities say that in July 2018, Alonzo-Ramos was identified as the alleged driver of a GMC Envoy that struck another vehicle head-on while traveling east down Canton Highway. Alonzo-Ramos allegedly fled the scene of the wreck, leaving a 26-year-old pregnant woman seriously injured.
Later, it was reported to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office that the woman’s unborn child was killed due to injuries sustained in the wreck, local authorities said.
Local authorities mounted a multi-county manhunt in an attempt to locate Alonzo-Ramos, offering $2,000 for information leading to his capture.
Alonzo-Ramos was eventually arrested in Mississippi on Oct. 21, 2018, after an officer with the Mississippi Highway Patrol Traveling Criminal Apprehension Team stopped a Hyundai passenger van along I-20 in Rankin County, Miss. and identified him with help from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a press release by Mississippi authorities.
Alonzo-Ramos is being held in the Forsyth County Jail under no bond.
This case will be presided over by Chief Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Bagley and will be prosecuted by Chief Assistant District Attorney Sandra Ann Partridge.
As of press time, an attorney for Alonzo-Ramos could not be reached for comment.