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Amarillo man facing charges in connection with fatal wreck

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Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is now facing charges in connection with a fatal wreck that claimed the life of an area motorcyclist.

30 year-old David Monarez has now been charged with intoxicated manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid after authorities determined alcohol and speed to both be factors the weekend wreck.

Police say 34-year old Timothy Hilleary was headed northbound on Washington street at 41st Saturday when a vehicle driven by Monarez turned left in front of him.

Hilleary's motorcycle struck the car and he was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Monarez fled from the scene but was later located and booked into the Randall County Jail.

An autopsy for Hilleary has been ordered.