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Man pleads no contest in fatal hit-and-run

Posted at 2:13 PM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-07 15:13:47-04

Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, 42, pleaded no contest to multiple charges for his role in a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist in April.

Police say Velasquez-Ortiz, who was in the country illegally, went through a stop sign then hit, and ran over, the body of 31-year-old Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo. 

Moreno-Tamayo was pronounced dead at the scene.