GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – A tow truck driver who was helping a stranded motorist in Grand Prairie was hit and killed overnight by another vehicle that fled the scene.
Police say the crash happened just before midnight on westbound Interstate-20 at Great Southwest Parkway.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed In Shooting, Vigil To Be Held Sunday
Police say the tow truck driver, later identified as Keith Holt, was outside of his vehicle and assisting a stranded driver when he was struck. The driver that ran into Holt fled into Arlington in what is believed to be a white Nissan car that may have damage to the front right side.READ MORE: 1 Killed, 3 Injured In Arlington Car Accident
Holt, 46, died at the scene.
The Grand Prairie and Arlington police departments are investigating the death and searching for the driver.MORE NEWS: No. 3 Cincinnati Claims AAC Crown, Possible Playoff Spot
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Grand Prairie police at 972-237-8906, or Crime Stoppers at 972-988-8477 (TIPS). Crime Stoppers tips can also be submitted online.