MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) – Mesquite police are seeking the public’s help in finding a suspect vehicle in a deadly hit-and-run accident on Saturday.
Police say officers responded to a call just after 7:30 a.m. about a dead person lying in the grass in the 4300 block of I-30.READ MORE: Rolling Away -- Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage Announces Summer Retirement
According to the investigation, a vehicle had struck a pedestrian who was on the roadway. The vehicle fled the scene.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been released.READ MORE: Uber Driver Stabbed, Carjacked By Passenger In Grapevine, Police Say
Police say the investigation revealed the crash happened after 2:30 a.m. Investigators believe the suspect vehicle is a silver, early 2000’s model pickup truck or SUV that could be a Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Avalanche, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon or Cadillac Escalade.
According to police, the vehicle will have noticeable front-end damage. The front right headlight will be broken, and the passenger-side rearview mirror will be damaged or missing.MORE NEWS: Rangers Mourn Passing Of 'Cookie Lady' Shirley Kost
Police are asking anyone with information to contact authorities at 972.216.6679 or Crime Stoppers at 214.373.8477.