A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a hit-and-run over the weekend near the Rickenbacker Marina that left another man on a personal watercraft dead.
Jorge Rodriguez Del Rey, 50, of Miami, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal boating accident, failure to render aid and failure to report to law enforcement, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Alcides Andres Yagues, 26, was on a personal watercraft Saturday afternoon when he was struck by a 30-foot center console vessel near Marine Stadium/Rickenbacker Marina.
Del Rey was driving the vessel with nine occupants on board, FWC officials said.
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Yagues was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center where he died from his injuries. A medical examiner report listed his cause of death as blunt force head trauma.