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18-year-old, 19-year-old charged in connection to deadly street racing crash

Police had been searching for two drivers involved in the crash, which happened on Ferguson Road.
Credit: Dallas Police Department
Police are searching for two vehicles involved in a hit-and-run in east Dallas.

DALLAS — Editor's note: This story has been updated with details about the arrests.

Police have arrested two people accused of hitting and killing an elderly pedestrian during a late November apparent street racing crash in east Dallas.

The crash happened about 2:15 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 10100 block of Ferguson Road, just south of Gus Thomasson Road.

A Chevrolet Impala and a Chevrolet Camaro were traveling south on Ferguson when the Impala struck and killed a pedestrian, police said in a news release. Police described the victim as elderly but did not provide more information.

Both drivers, later identified by police as Andrew Martinez,18, and Brayan Ontiverosmontoya, 19, fled the scene, according to police. They were later arrested on Dec. 6 and each charged with a count of racing causing serious bodily injury and a count accident involving death.

Dallas has tried to address street racing over the last year, including forming a street racing task force that issues citations and makes arrests. In one weekend this summer, the task force arrested 81 people across 11 so-called "takeover events" where drivers block vehicles to race and perform stunts.

Anyone with any further information on the case is asked to contact vehicle crimes detective Jason Massey at 214-671-0012 or by email at Jason.Massey@dallascityhall.com. Tipsters can reference the case number, 213904-2021.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment in the case. Crime Stoppers takes tips at 214-373-TIPS.

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