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Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run scooter crash in Miami

Jean Hernandez-Trujillo, 29, struck, killed early Saturday morning

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MIAMI – Police have identified a man who was killed in a hit-and-run while riding a scooter early Saturday morning.

Miami police identified the victim Wednesday as Jean Hernandez-Trujillo, 29.

Police said the driver of a Mazda ran a red light on Flagler Street and struck the scooter, knocking Hernandez-Trujillo off the vehicle and onto the trunk of the Mazda.

Hernandez-Trujillo was on top of the trunk of the Mazda until being thrown off the vehicle when the driver turned onto the on-ramp of Interstate 95.

Detectives said the driver of the Mazda never slowed down or stopped to help.

Police are searching for a silver or gray four-door Mazda sedan (pictured left) with tinted windows.

Anyone with information about the fatal hit-and-run is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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