Driver sought in hit-and-run that killed 2 teens

October 20, 2017

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle who struck and killed two teenagers on a bicycle in Jersey City.

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Rashaun Bell of Jersey City after they say he knowingly ran off from the scene of the Wednesday afternoon crash.

Authorities say Bell and three passengers abandoned a car after hitting 15-year-old Elionel Jimenez and 16-year-old Alexander Rosas-Floras near Terrace Avenue and Leonard Street. Two of the passengers returned to the scene.

Jimenez died at the scene and Rosas-Floras died at a hospital on Thursday.

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