NORTH LAS VEGAS -- The driver and victim in the fatal hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle and car on Saturday have been identified.
Police say 50-year-old Troy Marez of North Las Vegas, was making a left-hand turn onto Washburn Road when his car collided with a motorcycle. The rider of the motorcycle, 26-year-old Derrick Roland Jr., was taken to University Medical Center where he later died.
Witnesses say Marez fled from the scene of the crash, but was tracked down by police a short time later in a nearby neighborhood.
Marez was not injured in the crash.
Police took him into custody and where he was booked in the Las Vegas City Jail on felony DUI involving death.