Hit And Run Leaves Amarillo Man Dead; Suspect On The Run
Amarillo Police are asking for your help in locating a hit and run driver who killed a pedestrian on Amarillo Boulevard Saturday night.
Police received multiple calls Saturday around 9:15pm of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in 700-800 block of Amarillo Boulevard near Braums. When they arrived, a victim was found in one of the eastbound lanes. Witnesses reported the man was crossing walking north, but turned around and started walking back south. That is when he was hit by the unidentified vehicle. The man was transported to an area hospital where he later died. No identity has been released as of this posting.
As for the suspect in this crime, police are working with witnesses who have described the vehicle as dark colored and possibly a hatchback. No description the driver has been reported. If you have any information call APD or Amarillo Crimestoppers (806) 374-4400.