OMAHA, NE – A man wanted in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in Omaha earlier this month has been arrested, according to a report by KETV and the Associated Press.
This is an update to a previous story.
The victim, 25-year-old Justin Johnson of Omaha, was fatally struck sometime before 6 a.m. July 20. He was pronounced dead after being found on the shoulder of L Street near the intersection with 96th Street. Investigators determined that a westbound vehicle hit Johnson and then fled the scene.
Police announced they have apprehended the driver involved in the crash. The suspect, 23-year-old Eduardo Torres-Huizar, was arrested in eastern Nebraska.
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