Driver identified in New Year's Day hit and run

Driver identified in New Year's Day hit and run

Amarillo, TX -  Amarillo police say they have identified the driver who hit a pedestrian from Dalhart and then drove away early New Year's Day.

Officers found the victim, 27-year-old Cooper Barrow, lying near 15th and S. Carolina around 1:30 in the morning Friday.

Barrow remains in the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Investigators have interviewed the man they say is the driver but no charges have been filed.

They are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and urge anyone with information to contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.

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