LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Valley Traffic Division Detectives on Wednesday announced the arrest of a suspected hit-and-run driver involved in a crash in Panorama City last month that left a bike rider dead.

The arrest was made Monday at 6 p.m., detectives said.

Officials named the suspect as 46-year-old Rene Amaya, of Panorama City.

Amaya, a male, was arrested on suspicion of the felony hit-and-run that occurred December 23 2013, around 7 a.m., at the intersection of Burnet Ave and Lanark St in Panorama City.

Bail was set at $50,000.


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