An illegal migrant was charged with drunk driving and fleeing the scene of an accident in Nebraska, after running down and killing a person walking alongside the road, police say.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Edwin Elvir-Palma, 28, on April 16 after tracking him from the scene of a hit-and-run.
Killed was 34-year-old Margarito Nava-Luna who was walking down Manderson Street in Omaha, Nebraska, at about 2:30 AM on Saturday.
Witnesses say a car driven by Elvir-Palma crossed the center line, ran Nava-Luna down, then fled the scene. The victim was said to be a hardworking father and husband. The crime left Nava-Luna’s partner of 13 years struggling to tell her three small children why their father would never again come home.
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