Monroe man confesses in fatal Park Avenue hit and run case

Monroe Police Detectives have charged 51-year-old Daniel Lynn Ross of Monroe with negligent homicide and felony hit-and-run in connection with the death of 15-year-old Ashley Dorsey. (Source: OPSO)
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe Police have charged 51-year-old Daniel Lynn Ross of Monroe with negligent homicide and felony hit and run in connection with the death of 15-year-old Ashley Dorsey.

Monroe Police reveal detectives were able to identify that Ross was driving a white Chevy Equinox when he hit Dorsey while she was riding her skateboard on Park Avenue near Eason Place around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Detectives were able to secure a confession from Ross who will be booked into the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center.

Dorsey was a sophomore at Neville High School.