Published Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 | 8:17 a.m.
Updated Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 | 10:05 a.m.
Metro Police have arrested a teen they allege fled the scene of a fatal street racing crash on Monday.
Francisco Alcaraz-Cruz, 19, was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on Wednesday on counts of reckless driving and failure to stop at the scene of an accident, police said.
Police said Alcaraz-Cruz was racing a 1988 Honda CRX with Micheal Aviles, 19, who was driving a 1998 Pontiac Firebird.
Both cars were traveling east on Spanish Ridge Avenue near Riley Street about 2:30 a.m. when the Firebird went off the road, hit a block wall, came back onto the road and hit the CRX, police said.
Aviles was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alcaraz-Cruz fled the scene on foot, police said.