Tampa Man Arrested After Hit-And-Run

A Tampa man has been arrested after a fatal hit-and-run accident that took the life of a 12-year-old-girl. The man, Geraldo Rivera, 48, is facing one count of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. He was booked at the Hillsborough County Jail just after 5 a.m. this morning. He is currently being held on a bond of $15k.  Tampa police arrested Rivera just after midnight at his residence which is approximately two miles from the crash site.

The van dragged the child, whose name hasn’t been released, for several blocks and Rivera didn’t stop to render aid to the injured victim.

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