The motorcyclist who died in a hit-and-run collision Wednesday morning has been identified by Omaha Police as 31-year-old Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo.
According to police, a 2001 Ford Explorer was driving northbound on 32nd Street when it failed to yield at a stop sign, striking Moreno-Tamayo while he was riding his motorcycle. Moreno-Tamayo ended up under the vehicle. The driver then fled the scene with his vehicle, running over Moreno-Tamayo and his motorcycle in the process.
The license plate of the Explorer is UKE591 and it is registered to Luis Velasquez-Ortiz.
Police want anyone with information on where the vehicle or the registered owner is to call the OPD Traffic Unit at (402)-444-5627.