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Man gets 20 years for fatal hit and run on a boy in 2017

Posted: 1:48 PM, Nov 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-21 13:48:36-05
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COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A judge has sentenced a man to 20 years in prison for a fatal hit and run on a 13-year-old boy in 2017.

According to the State Attorney's Office, in September, Pedro Silva-Diaz was found guilty by trial on one count of Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving Death and one count of Driving with No Driver’s License Causing Death.

The crime happened in November 2017. Silva-Diaz crashed his pick-up truck into a teenager on a bicycle in East Naples and fled the scene.

The 13-year-old boy died from his injuries in the early morning hours after the crash. He had been riding his bike home after going to a convenience store to get a soda.