Ocala Police have a driver behind bars for a deadly hit and run accident

Ocala police arrested a man for a deadly hit and run that happened early this morning.

Around two this morning, Harold Fleming was heading East on NE 24th street when he hit Perry Perez who was riding his bicycle.

Perez was thrown onto the road and hit utility pole wires. Fleming then drove off before stopping and reporting the crash.

Police say Fleming had a blood alcohol content of .217 and .205. He faces charges of DUI manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash.

This is the third traffic death in 2018 in Ocala. All three have been result of hit and run.