Texas DPS Looking for Driver Who Left Scene of Deadly Hit and Run Accident
The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help on a fatal hit and run crash that occurred at 4:34 a.m. on July 20 on Interstate 30 east of Mt. Pleasant and claimed the life of a teenage bicyclist.
The crash occurred on IH-30 near the Titus/Morris County Line at mile marker 173 in the eastbound lanes. A 13-year-old boy was riding his bicycle east on IH-30 when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.
Investigators believe the vehicle in question will have damage to the hood, windshield and right front quarter panel or any similar combination. The department is asking anyone who may have seen the bicyclist or anyone with information on the crash to call (903) 572-3616.
The department is also asking area collision repair facilities to be watchful and call if a vehicle with damage in keeping with such an accident is presented for repair. Call the DPS or local authorities if you have any information.