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

Posted: 2:30 PM, Apr 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-12 22:50:35Z
Police make arrest in fatal hit and run
Police make arrest in fatal hit and run
Police make arrest in fatal hit and run
Police make arrest in fatal hit and run
Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

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.