PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman was killed Thursday morning on Plano Road when the car she was riding in was hit by another traveling at a high rate of speed.

It happened at 2:20 a.m. as the car she was in travelled northbound on Plano Road and approached the light at Forest Lane. Another car driven by a 30-year-old man failed to control its speed and slammed into the back of the car.

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The victim and the driver of the car that was hit were transported to Presbyterian Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

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The arrestee fled the scene on foot and was located in the backyard of a residence in Garland hours after the accident.

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He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital with minor injuries and was placed under arrest for Manslaughter and Failure To Stop And Render Aid.