Suspect surrenders in fatal Reseda hit-and-run

The driver of a white truck, seen in a still surveillance image, is wanted for hitting and killing a motorcyclist in Reseda on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (KABC)

A driver who was sought in the hit-and-run death of a motorcyclist in Reseda early Wednesday turned himself in Thursday, police said.

The driver, identified as Pedro Ramos, 54, of San Fernando, was wanted in connection with a collision that happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday at Vanowen Street and Tampa Avenue.

Investigators said the motorcyclist slammed into the truck as the driver made a turn at the intersection. The truck then sped off and the motorcyclist died in the street, officials said.

The motorcyclist was identified by the coroner's office as Erwan John Edward McKeown, 19, of Agoura Hills.

Ramos, who turned himself in around 2 p.m., was arrested for felony hit and run and is being held on $50,000 bail.
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