Police said 26-year-old Dominique Caraway, of Naugatuck, turned herself in to police.
She was arrested after an investigation into the hit-and-run after 69-year-old Henry Pearson, of Waterbury, was struck around 2:20 a.m. on Saturday in the area of 937 North Main St.
Police said they developed information Monday and found the vehicle that struck Pearson with no plates under a tarp behind a residence on Willow Street in Waterbury.
Soon after, Caraway turned herself in, police said.
They said she had reported her vehicle stolen to the Waterbury Police just before 2 p.m. on Saturday.