Police in Killeen, Texas Looking For Driver in Sunday Hit And Run
Police in Killeen, Texas are investigating after a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night.
Hit-And-Run in Killeen
According to police, the fatal collision happened in the 3100 block of S. Fort Hood Street. Police were dispatched to the scene around 9:19 PM, where they found a man lying unresponsive in the road. Unfortunately, the man was beyond help, and Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke declared him dead at 10:22 PM. Police did not release the man's identity.
Investigators say the man was crossing Ford Hood Street from the east side of the road when he was hit by a gray or black SUV-type vehicle traveling north in the inside lane. That vehicle sped away without stopping to render aid. Witnesses told police the vehicle's headlights were not on at the time of the crash.
To make matters worse, a second vehicle then struck the man in the roadway. The driver of that vehicle stopped. Police did not identify the driver of the second vehicle.
How Citizens Of Killeen Can Help
Law enforcement is asking anyone who knows anything regarding the accident to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS, or by going to bellcountycrimestoppers.com. Officer also believe that the vehicle sustained damage to the front end of the car, with a possible broken head light.
The investigation is ongoing, and we will update this story when more information becomes available.