MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A hotel worker is behind bars hours after, police said, he stuck and killed a woman in Miami Beach , early Sunday morning.
According to Miami Beach Police, 31-year-old Angel Cuesta struck the victim while she was crossing Collins Avenue near 38th Street.
Poilce were dispatched to the scene of the crash at around 3:30 a.m.
Paramedics rushed the pedestrian to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where she later died.
Investigators said Cuesta was driving a car that was parked valet at the nearby Red Rock Hotel, where he works the front desk.
One witness said he tried to stop Cuesta, but he took off. “I don’t know if he saw me in the mirror when I run after him. That’s why he kept going; he changed his mind,” said Joseph Deceus. “He sees that somebody saw something and then he leaves. He don’t care.”
A silver Chevy Cruze believed to be the vehicle involved was later located at a condominium along Indian Creek Drive.
Police initially questioned Cuesta as a person of interest, but on Sunday afternoon, they charged him with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death.
Investigators have not yet identified the victim.
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