Updated: 7:25 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013 | Posted: 6:28 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013

Police arrest suspect connected to double-fatal hit-and-run


Police have arrested the man that they said caused a serious wreck in east Charlotte on Saturday morning.

Oscar Francisco Garcia-Fuentes is in jail.

Police said Garcia-Fuentes was speeding without his headlights on when he ran a stoplight on North Sharon amity and Albermarle Roads around 3:15 a.m.

Officers said he smashed into the driver's side of a Mazda, killing the driver, Tony Gabriel, and a child.

The baby's mother was also hurt in the incident but is expected to survive.

Garcia-Fuentes will be in court on Tuesday.

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