DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Law enforcement officials are searching for a hit-and-run suspect who killed a man crossing N. Hampton Road on Sept. 18.
Police described the suspect SUV as a black Chevrolet Equinox or Traverse with dark-tinted windows. It may have front-end damage as a result of hitting the victim, who was left to die alone in the street.
Hit and run is a serious criminal charge in Texas when a person is accused of not stopping after a car crash involving death, injury, or property damage. It is also known as leaving the scene of an accident.
The Texas Transportation Code requires that every person stop and take certain actions following a crash that results in property damage or injury.
Failure to do so will result in arrest.
Leaving the scene of an accident involving death or serious injury is a third-degree felony, punishable by 2 to 10 years in a state prison.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Jearlynn Jackson at (214) 671.0009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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