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Deston Bibbs, 14 year old killed in a hit and run crash.  (credit: FWPD)

Deston Bibbs, 14 year old killed in a hit and run crash. (credit: FWPD)

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The search is on in Fort Worth for a hit and run driver after a boy was struck and killed while riding his bicycle.

Deston Bibbs had just ridden his bike across a field Thursday evening. He was crossing the street, at the intersection of Sycamore School Road and Crowley Road, when a large truck or SUV, turning right, hit him and kept going. The type of vehicle was identified by the tire marks left on the teenager’s clothes.

The 14-year-old boy’s injuries included several broken bones and severe head trauma.

Deston, a 7th grader at H.F. Stevens Middle School in the Crowley ISD, was taken to a nearby hospital, but was later pronounced dead.

Police are reviewing Red Light Camera video and surveillance tapes in the crash area and are hoping to learn more information about the suspect vehicle.

Anyone with information about the driver of the vehicle or the hit and run crash is asked to contact authorities, and it can be done in a number of ways -

  • Call 911
  • Contact the Fort Worth Police Traffic Investigation Unit at (817) 392-4889
  • Call Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS (8477)
  • Leave tip information online at www.469tips.com

Tipsters can remain anonymous. A reward up to $1,000 is also being offered for anyone providing a tip that leads to an arrest for a crime or a criminal case cleared.

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