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One arrested after fleeing the scene of a fatal pedestrian hit and run

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Posted at 6:13 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 07:13:04-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police say one person died after a hit and run crash near 24th and D St Saturday.

According to authorities, at 1:19 a.m. officers were called to the area where an investigation revealed 43-year-old Tommy Tsosie was struck by a southbound red vehicle as he tried to cross the street.

The vehicle, driven by 20-year-old Santiago Paiz-Bautista, struck Tsosie and continued southbound, turning on G St.

Tsosie was declared dead at the scene by Omaha Fire Medics.

On Sunday, Paiz-Bautista was booked for leaving the scene of a crash that caused a death.

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