DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas police are searching for a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian and then ran away from the crash.
Police said the incident happened at around 1:15 a.m. Sunday as a 32-year-old man was walking across West Illinois Avenue near Hampton Road.READ MORE: Decades Later, Family Gets Apology From Dallas Police Over Death Of 12-Year-Old Santos Rodriguez
According to police, the unidentified suspect was speeding on West Illinois Avenue when they hit the victim. The suspect’s vehicle became disabled after the crash and the suspect ran away on foot, police said.READ MORE: Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Steven Weinberg Dies At 88 In Texas Hospital
The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting Involving Fight In Irving, Police Say
Further information on the suspect has not yet been released as police continue to investigate.