CHELSEA, Manhattan (PIX11) — An e-bike rider was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Manhattan Sunday morning, and the alleged driver was later apprehended, police said.
The sedan rear-ended the man on the bike near 241 West 24th St. in Chelsea at around 1:45 a.m., officials said. Carlos Garcia-Ramos, 38, was taken to the hospital, where he died. The FDNY said it responded to a call for cardiac arrest but police did not disclose the victim’s exact injuries.
Alleged driver Edgar Maeda-Luca fled the scene and was later arrested, police said. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death.
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