A fatal hit and run is under investigation in Omaha.
Omaha police report 29-year-old Jose Rogelio Molina-Amaya of Omaha died in the crash in the early morning hours of Saturday.
According to police, witnesses report a mid-size light colored SUV hit Molina-Amaya’s vehicle prior to the wreck, the left the scene. Molina-Amaya was driving west on Interstate 80. After being hit by the other vehicle, his SUV left the interstate, went down a grassy shoulder, vaulted over a drainage ditch, and overturned into some trees. Omaha Fire Medics, responding to the wreck, pronounced Molina-Amaya dead at the scene.
Police say the mid-size light colored SUV sustained damage to the driver’s side. It fled west on I-80.
Any citizen who believes they witnessed this crash or has seen the run vehicle is asked to call the Omaha Police Accident Unit at 402-444-5626 or CrimeStoppers at 402-444-STOP (7867).