Police Search For Uncle of Boy in Hit-and-Run

Police say Rodolfo Pichardo accidentally backed over his toddler nephew Saturday

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    Rodolfo Pichardo

    Update: Rodolfo Pichardo has turned himself in Monday, Aurora Police said.

    After the accident Saturday, Pichardo contacted a family member who contacted police. Police were able to have the family member convince Pichardo to turn himself in, police said. 

    Pichardo is currently being questioned about the accident but has not been charged. 

     

    Police are still searching for an Aurora man they believe killed his toddler nephew in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon.

    Rodolfo Pichardo, 21, of the 400 block of Hinman Street allegedly backed over the boy in his driveway, police said. His brother, Rodrigo Pichardo, then got into the green 2002 Ford Explorer Rodolfo was driving and they drove away.
    Paramedics took 15-month-old Jared Pichardo to Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, where he later died.
    Police believe the incident was accidental but are looking for the brothers.
    Rodolfo Pichardo is described as a male Hispanic, 5-foot-6, weighing 170 pounds. He has a mustache and a beard.
    Rodrigo Pichardo is a 5-foot-four male Hispanic, weighing 160 pounds.
    If you see the men or their vehicle, call 911. Police ask anyone with additional information to call traffic investigators at 630-256-5330.