Man arrested after fatal hit-and-run crash in Aurora


Aurora police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash on Peoria Street.

Daniel Saenz-Moreno, 27, will face one charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, the Aurora Police Department said in a news release.

On Thursday, a man was walking across Peoria Street at East 19th Avenue and a large SUV was traveling south on Peoria when the driver of the SUV hit the man, police said.

The man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and died a short time later.

The driver of the SUV left the scene, and police later found the vehicle without the driver.

This investigation is still ongoing to determine any contributing factors to this crash, and detectives are asking anyone with information to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.


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