UPDATED: January 4, 2019  10:34 AM

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.

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.

Holt, 46, died at the scene.

The Grand Prairie and Arlington police departments are investigating the death and searching for the driver.

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.