By CBSMiami.com Team

FLORIDA CITY (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade Police Department has announced the arrest of a driver wanted in connection to the fatal hit-and-run of a mini scooter rider.

David Linares, 58, is facing several charges, including leaving the scene of a fatal crash and tampering with evidence.

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The tampering charge comes after the arresting Florida City officers said they caught Linares removing the distinguishable full-size ladder rack on the gray truck connected to the crash.

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(Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

According to the arrest form, Linares confessed to deadly crash. He is being held with no bond.

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The 36-year-old victim has not been identified.

CBSMiami.com Team