Overnight Amarillo hit-and-run leaves 61-year-old man dead

Overnight Amarillo hit-and-run leaves 61-year-old man dead

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police are asking for the public’s help locating the suspects in a late Sunday hit and run that left a man dead.

Around 11:35 p.m. on Sunday, Amarillo police were called to the 1000 block of NE 15th Avenue.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a 61-year-old man dead in the road, apparently from being struck while crossing the street.

Officials said at least two vehicles hit the man, neither of which were at the scene when law enforcement arrived.

A dog accompanying the man was also found dead in the street.

Justice of the Peace Robert Taylor ordered an autopsy of the victim.

Anyone with information on the hit and run is asked to call the Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806) 374-4400.

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