Wrong-way driver in crash that killed motorcyclist believed to be Orange County corrections officer

A family is still in mourning after a 60-year-old husband and father was killed in a hit-and-run crash last week.

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A wrong-way driver in a BMW struck the motorcyclist on State Road 520 then ran from the scene. The motorcyclist who died was identified as 60-year-old Paulo Carvalho.

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Sources have told Channel 9 that the owner of the car involved in the crash is a corrections officer at the Orange County Jail.

Leaving the scene of a fatal crash carries a penalty of up to 30 years in prison with minimum mandatory sentence of four years.

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