A city man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison for a hit and run that led to the death of a man.
Jesus Herrera, 66-year-old, was convicted on leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in death and endangering an injured victim by a jury on January 17, 2020. He was sentenced to seven years in state prison on Friday.
Herrera was driving a 1997 GMC Sierra truck on November 11, 2017 at around 9:17 p.m. on Main Street.
48-year-old Luis Arango was crossing the roadway in front of 910 Main Street.
Herrera struck Arango.
Herrera did not stop. He left the scene. A civilian witness chased him down, forcing him to return to the scene.
Arango died from his injuries.