Orange County

Orlando man arrested nearly 2 years after deadly hit-and-run crash, troopers say

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol troopers said they have arrested a man in a deadly Orange County hit-and-run from nearly two years ago.


Investigators said Joe Mputu hit and killed Joshua Sanchez on Colonial Drive near Goldenrod Road, and then left the scene.

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The deadly crash happened in March of 2021.

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FHP said a Crimeline tip led them to Mputu.

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He was taken to the Orange County jail on Wednesday.

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