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Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 9, 2024

MPD: HIT-AND-RUN SUSPECT FACES NEW CHARGE

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MPD: HIT-AND-RUN SUSPECT FACES NEW CHARGE


(February 9, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The Midland Police Department reported Friday (February 9, 2024) that the driver involved in a hit-and-run Thursday in southeast Midland will face a new charge.

Midland police previously reported that Rogelio Ortiz hit a juvenile Thursday afternoon in the 1900 block of South Lamesa Road. On Friday morning, the juvenile – a 10-year-old boy – passed away, and Midland police report the new charge is hit-and-run, accident causing death.

The Midland Police Department also reported Friday that Ortiz was 50 years old (not 41 as previously reported).

The investigation is ongoing.

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