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.

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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.

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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.

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Police are asking anyone with information to contact authorities at 972.216.6679 or Crime Stoppers at 214.373.8477.