Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide detectives investigate a hit-and-run crash that leaves two men dead in Pompano Beach.
At approximately 6:41 a.m. Sunday morning, Broward County Regional Communications received a call in reference to an accident with injuries at the 1200 block of South Dixie Highway East in Pompano Beach.
BSO deputies arrived and located a Honda scooter along with two men lying in the northbound lanes of the roadway. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded and pronounced both male victims deceased at approximately 6:50 a.m.
BSO traffic homicide detectives conducted a preliminary investigation which revealed that a scooter, with two adult male occupants, was traveling northbound on Dixie Highway when a silver Toyota Camry rear ended them and fled in a northbound direction toward Atlantic Blvd.
At approximately 10:30 a.m., BSO received a call in reference to the possible location, of the suspected vehicle. Upon traffic homicide detectives arriving at that location they confirmed the vehicle as being the one involved in the hit-and-run crash and arrested a 24-year-old male identified as Evil Morataya Perez.
At this time, the crash continues to be under investigation. The names of the victims are pending next-of-kin notification. Morataya Perez is being held at the Broward County Main Jail.