- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 8, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha man convicted in a hit-and-run that killed an 18-year-old motorcyclist has been sentenced to 15 to 20 years in prison.

A judge handed over the sentence Wednesday for 28-year-old Langston Perkins. He previously pleaded guilty to motor vehicle homicide.

Police say Perkins was speeding on November 1, 2015 when he lost control of his car and crossed the center line, hitting motorcyclist Fredy Reyes-Garcia. Perkins fled from the scene of the crash.

Reyes-Garcia was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Prosecutors said Perkins had PCP, a hallucinogenic drug, in his system during the collision.

He is also accused of robbing an Omaha drug store and is awaiting trial on those charges.



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