Brinkley-Hunter, 57, was arrested on suspicions of felony hit and run and driving under the influence.
The Sacramento Coroner's Office identified the victim in the accident as 45-year-old Phillip Montiero.
The crash happened just after 7 p.m. at the intersection of 24th Street and 45th Avenue near the Sacramento Executive Airport. Brinkley-Hunter allegedly fled the scene in her vehicle after striking Montiero, leaving him injured in the street, police said.
Montiero was transported to a local hospital and died later of his injuries.
PHOTO CAPTION: Victoria Brinkley-Hunter