ARLIINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington police arrested Felipe Venegas Ramos, 28, with Failure to Stop and Render Aid and Intoxication Manslaughter after officers determined he was impaired during a crash that killed a motorcyclist.
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The crash happened at 11:20 p.m. on August 25 in the 7800 block of S. Cooper Street. Officers arrived on scene and found 50-year-old Hatem Barakat who was severely injured.
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Barakat was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
Investigators said Ramos was driving the truck that hit Barakat and fled the scene on foot immediately following the crash.
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