MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police investigators have made an arrest in the fatal hit-and-run death of a man who was struck and killed while riding his electric scooter on Wednesday morning.
Miami-Dade police said they have arrested Marcus Pradere, 19, driver of a red Honda that had been heading north on Old Dixie Highway.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Police said Pradere struck Rolando Rodriguez, 38, who was crossing SW 296th Street.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Truck Slams Into Spectators At Stonewall Pride Parade In Wilton Manors
Authorities said Pradere fled the scene without stopping or calling for help.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade PD Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Where Suspects Tried Running Over Sergeant
Pradere has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death and tampering with physical evidence.