Arrest made in hit-and-run death of dad on family bike ride


A 30-year-old Florida man is accused of deliberately driving into a family on a bike ride, killing the father and seriously injuring a toddler.

Tampa police say 30-year-old Mikese Morse was arrested Sunday night and charged with premeditated first-degree murder. He's also charged with leaving the scene of a crash with a death and injuries. He's being held without bail at the Hillsborough County Jail.

Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan told reporters that 42-year-old Pedro Aguerreberry was riding on an off-road bike path with his young sons around noon Sunday when Morse drove his Dodge Avenger off the road, over a grass median and into the family.

Aguerreberry was killed and his 3-year-old, Bennett, was seriously injured. His 8-year-old, Lucas, wasn't seriously hurt.

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