Recently, we've seen more than one story of vehicle versus pedestrian incidents. These are incidents where a driver, for one reason or another, hits someone. Often, these incidents have ended in tragedy.

Amarillo Police department released information today regarding an overnight incident that led to the death of a man in a wheelchair.

A Tragic Incident On Frontage Road

According to the press release, officers were dispatched shortly after midnight last night to a major accident on Frontage Road. It happened in the 3200 block of Frontage Road along I-40.

According to the release, officers arrived to find 65-year-old Gregory Moore deceased. He had been in his wheelchair in the outside lane of traffic.

The press release states that a westbound vehicle struck Moore. The driver left the scene.

APD Is Searching For The Driver

The press release states that the driver has yet to be identified. The Traffic Investigation Unit of the Amarillo Police Department is currently investigating.

They are asking anyone who might have any information on the incident to contact Traffic Investigations by calling 806-378-4250.

If you have information, and want to remain anonymous, you may also contact Crimestoppers by calling 374-4400. You can also make an anonymous tip using the Crimestoppers website, or by using the P3 app.

There have been too many stories like this recently. Whether it was drinking and driving, texting and driving, driving too fast; these types of things shouldn't happen.

Executed Death Row Inmates from the Texas Panhandle

The following individuals were convicted of Capital Murder for crimes committed in the Texas Panhandle (Amarillo and its surrounding areas) and sentenced to death by lethal injection. Read a brief summary on the area's executed Death Row inmates.

All information and photos have been taken from TDCJ and court records.

Amarillo On 'America's Most Wanted'

I was surprised to find out recently that we also have a bit of a history with the show America's Most Wanted.

Digging through old news articles, I found several separate occasions where Amarillo and America's Most Wanted crossed paths. It makes me wonder if there are some that I've missed.

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