Suspect in deadly hit-and-run surrenders to police

RALSTON, Neb. (WOWT) -- Michael W. Sullivan, 43, of Omaha, has surrendered to police in connection with a hit-and-run accident on February 3rd that took the life of Richard McIntyre Sr., 57.

The accident happened at 84th and Q streets. Emergency crews arriving on the scene shortly before 9:30 P.M. found McIntyre down on the street. He died of his injuries.

Ralston Police said they have since received a number of tips about the case and one led to the discovery of the vehicle they believed was involved.

Subsequent investigation led to the identification of the suspected driver identified as Sullivan.

"Took a lot of time to sift through the tips that were coming in, but eventually we were able to get info from a member of the public, which led us to where the possible vehicle was located," Ralston Deputy Chief of Police Byran Hanson said.

Sullivan surrendered to police on Tuesday.

Jamie Brunzo is the victim's daughter.

"It's hard but we are doing it," she said about dealing with his death.

She said her father wouldn't have normally walked. He enjoyed driving.

"He would have just driven. Even though it's two blocks away, he would have drove. But for whatever reason, he walked that day," Brunzo said. "Sure, he may be at peace. But I'm not."

Sullivan has been booked for Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident Resulting in Death and Tampering with Physical Evidence.