News: Man charged with leaving scene of Miami crash that killed bicyclist

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Posted: December 28, 2021

MIAMI, FL - Police say they have made an arrest in connection with a deadly hit-and-run crash that occurred early Monday morning in Miami, WPLG reported.

This is an update to a previous story.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was hit while riding a bicycle in the vicinity of Northwest 12th Avenue and Northwest 51st Street at about 6:45 a.m. He was pronounced dead after being taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.  

The vehicle that hit him was described as a black Nissan Rogue with severe front-end damage.  Later Monday, police arrested 35-year-old George Luis Amparo and charged him with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death.  

A judge set bond for Amparo at $10,000 at a court hearing Tuesday morning.

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