News: Police make arrest in hit-and-run crash that killed driver in Miami

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Posted: January 27, 2022

MIAMI, FL - Police said they have made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash that killed a driver in Miami on Monday afternoon, reports NBC Miami.

This is an update to a previous story.

The suspect is a 17-year-old who authorities say was driving a stolen Range Rover at high speed when he went through a stop sign in the area of Northwest 11th Avenue and Northwest 3rd Street in the Little Havana neighborhood.  The Range Rover crashed into a Nissan Altima in a collision that killed the Nissan driver, 63-year-old Mayra Sanchez.  A passenger in her vehicle was critically injured.  

The Range Rover ended up crashing into a fence, and its three occupants fled the area on foot.

Police apprehended the 17-year-old driver of the vehicle, who is now facing multiple charges including vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a crash causing death.  There was no word yet on whether the two passengers in the Range Rover would be charged in the case.

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