Man wanted for questioning in fatal hit-and-run crash
Miami police searching for Bayron Villalobos
MIAMI – Police have identified a man wanted for questioning in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man who was walking his dog in Miami.
Miami police said Tuesday that they are looking for Bayron Villalobos in connection with the crash, which killed Pedro Gonzalez. The announcement came hours after police found the car involved in Saturday's crash.
Gonzalez, 33, was struck and killed by a speeding car as he attempted to cross Northwest 12th Avenue. The impact was so great that his body became wedged underneath a parked car.
Witnesses told police that the driver of the car got out, looked at the victim, got back into the car and drove off.
Gonzalez was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he died.
Police said the green Chrysler 300 with front-end damage was found Monday parked outside Villalobos' home.
"I'm scared because I'm pretty sure I know this guy from the area," Gonzalez's mother, Carmen Montoya, told Local 10 News. "I'm pretty sure I have seen him around here eating in restaurants."
Montoya went around the neighborhood Tuesday asking residents if they know Villalobos or where he could be.
Police said Villalobos has a history of leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license.
"Every day is harder," Montoya said.
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