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UPDATE: Man Accused Of Deadly Day Care Hit & Run Surrenders

UPDATE: Man Accused Of Deadly Day Care Hit & Run Surrenders

UPDATE 4/10 5:20pm

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) _ The man authorities say fled after causing a deadly crash at a Florida day care center has surrendered.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Robert Alex Corchado surrendered Thursday at the county jail.

Police agencies across the state had been searching for Corchado since the Wednesday crash that killed a 4-year-old girl and injured 14 other people, most of them children.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Corchado slammed into a convertible, which then smashed into the KinderCare building north of Orlando.

Records show he's been arrested eight times since 2000, including in December when he was charged with leaving the scene of another crash.

 

 

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UPDATE 4/10 4:38pm

The suspect in the deadly hit and run crash at a Daycare near Orlando is now in police custody.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Robert Corchado has been apprehended, but did not specify where he was caught.

Cops say Corchado was behind the wheel of an S-U-V when he somehow lost control and barelled into the building.

The crash killed a 4-year-old girl and injured 11 other children.

 

 

 

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Authorities say they want to question a man who has been arrested eight times since 2000 about his possible role in a car's crash into a Florida daycare center that left one girl dead and injured 14 others, mostly children.

Police in the Orlando area are searching for 26-year-old Robert Corchado, whom they describe as a ``person of interest'' in the crash into the KinderCare building Wednesday afternoon in the city of Winter Park. The Florida Highway Patrol said Corchado was the driver of a Dodge Durango that struck a convertible before the convertible jumped a curb and crashed through a wall of the day care building.

They didn't say how they knew Corchado was the driver. Police say they believe Corchado was trying to flee the area.

 

 

 

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