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HOUSTON A New Caney man was behind bars Wednesday, accused in a hit-and-run accident that killed a mother from Splendora.

Michael Ryan Button, 24, is charged with failure to stop and render aid.

According to Humble police, Button hit 31-year-old Jacquelyn Foreba as she was walking home on FM 1960 at 2 a.m. on June 16, 2012.

Investigators say Button didn t stop to help her, and she died.

Froeba is the mother of a toddler.

Charges were filed on June 25, and Button was arrested.

Police said he s confessed and was being held Wednesday without bond.

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