Suspect in custody following serious hit-and-run crash in Colorado

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DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) Police in Denver sent out a statewide alert searching for a driver involved in a serious hit-and-run crash on Friday. Soon after, authorities announced the vehicle was found and a person was taken into custody.

It happened around 10:40 Friday morning at 49th street and Sheridan in Denver.

Police are asking anyone with additional information to call Denver police at 720-913-2000.

The exact status of the victim was not available last time this article was updated.

In 2011 a hit-and-run driver killed 21-year-old valet driver Jose Medina. A taxi driver witnessed the event, followed the driver and provided the license plate number to police which led to the capture and arrest of the suspect who was sentenced to the maximum penalty of 12 years for a hit-and-run resulting in death.