SLC police arrest man following fatal hit-and-run crash

Local News

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Salt Lake City police arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening.

Sotero Valero, 36, was booked into jail after a cyclist was hit near 400 South 1033 West. The victim, identified as 72-year-old Tot Nguyen, later died of his injuries. 

After gathering evidence on scene, police said they believed a white Nissan Versa, driven by Valero, hit Nguyen while he was riding his bike around 6 p.m. 

Police say Valero took off, and they asked the public to be on the lookout for a white Nissan car with front end damage. 

Salt Lake City police credited the hard work of investigators leading to the Valero’s arrest. 

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