Police make arrest in fatal hit-and-run crash with motorcycle in South Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Omaha Police have made an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run crash in South Omaha that killed a motorcyclist.

Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, 42, was located and booked Thursday afternoon on a felony arrest warrant for leaving the scene of an accident involving serious bodily injury or death. Velasquez-Ortiz is the registered owner of the vehicle involved in a Wednesday crash near 32nd and Q streets that left motorcyclist Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo, 31, dead.

Police said Velasquez-Ortiz failed to yield at a stop sign, hit Moreno-Tamayo on his motorcycle, and then fled the scene.

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