- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 23, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Police in Lincoln have arrested a man on suspicion of fatally hitting a pedestrian on a city street earlier this week and leaving the scene of the crash.

Hani Hadgi, 29, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of leaving the scene of a crash causing the death of 41-year-old Victor Melendez II of Lincoln, the Lincoln Journal Star reported.

Investigators said Melendez died after being hit by an sport utility vehicle around 10:30 p.m. Monday. An accident report says officers later found the SUV nearby disabled after hitting a street sign.

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