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Driver in fatal hit-and-run identified

Posted at 6:23 PM, Mar 29, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis police say they've found the car and identified the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run earlier this month.

Jesus Cardenas, 55, is preliminarily charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing death.

Police say Cardenas was driving in the 9400 block of East 38th Street on March 21 when he struck a motorcycle being driver by Maurice Hamler.

Hamler died the next day of his injuries.

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Investigators found Cardenas' vehicle near the crash scene. They think Cardenas may be in the Chicago area.

Anyone with information about Cardenas' whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.


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