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Odessa man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hit and run that killed motorcyclist

Steven Ramos pleaded guilty to accident involving death on Wednesday.

ODESSA, Texas —

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An Odessa man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for a hit and run crash that killed a motorcyclist. 

According to OPD, on Aug. 23, 2022, at about 10:51 p.m., officers responded to a major crash at S. Grant Avenue and Monahans Street. 

An investigation revealed that 33-year-old Mark Helbert, of San Antonio, was riding a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on S. Grant. 

Steven Ramos, who was 21 at the time, was driving a maroon Toyota Camry westbound on Monahans. 

Ramos failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign, causing the wreck. He fled the scene but was located the night of the crash and arrested for failure to stop and render aid. 

Helbert was transported to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died. 

Ramos pleaded guilty to accident involving death on Wednesday. 

This is all the information we have on his case. We will update this story if more details become available. 

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