Man charged with murder after hit-and-run

SOUTH MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A man was killed after being struck by another vehicle while riding his bicycle.

The accident occurred in the area of Southwest 287th Street and 152nd Avenue at around 7 p.m., Saturday. The victim, 31-year-old Daniel Martinez, was hit by a car; the driver then fled the scene.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reported to the scene and pronounced Martinez dead.

Police eventually caught up with the hit-and-run driver, 24-year-old Jorge Lugo, in a vehicle that may have been involved in the accident.

Lugo has been charged with first degree murder.

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