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Capitol Heights crash leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt

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An 18-year-old was killed when a car rear-ended a moped he was riding on, then fled the scene Tuesday morning on Central Avenue, a police source tells ABC7 News.

The victim, identified as Roberto Reyes, was pronounced dead at the scene, ABC7 reports.

A second passenger on board the scooter remains in serious condition at a local hospital.

Authorities say the hit-and-run occurred around 1:30 a.m. in Capitol Heights.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

A portion of northbound Central Avenue was closed for a few hours as police conducted an investigation.

No further details were immediately available. 
 

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