The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run on Federal Boulevard has pleaded not guilty.
According to Lynn Kimbrough with the district attorney’s office, Oswaldo Lopez, 21, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and vehicular homicide.
Police believe there are several reasons behind why a driver would take off after crashing into another vehicle or person, but say intoxication tops that list.
A suspect in a fatal hit-and-run appeared in court Tuesday morning and told CBS4 from jail that he left the scene because he didn’t want to be arrested.
An 11-year-old victim of a fatal hit-and-run was known to friends and family as having a good heart.