From Hemet: Pedestrian in motorized scooter killed while in crosswalk

Fatal vehicle vs Veteran on motorized scooter with Arrest in Hemet
7/22/18 9:11 pm
1200 block of Florida/Elk  
An elderly veteran man on his motorized scooter was crossing Florida was struck by a blue Hyundai traveling eastbound on Florida at Elk. The victim was dragged with his motorized scooter approximately 30 yards past Hamilton where he was cut in half as a result. The suspect was reported to have been going approximately 100 mph. The suspect a black male in his 20 wearing dodger blue do rag and a white tank top driving a blue Hyundai pulled on to Calle Nogales and got out of the vehicle. Then urinated by his car and walked north through the houses after a few minutes he was spotted by a couple of bystanders on Devonshire the suspect was trying to flag down for a ride. Hemet police spotted the suspect and detained him. He was positively identified and arrested.
Unknown if drugs and or alcohol is involved at this time. It’s still an on going investigation.

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