1 Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash; I-20 Closed in Grand Prairie

Police searching for hit-and-run driver

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Grand Prairie police are searching for the driver who left the scene of a fatal hit-and-run along I-20 near Highway 161. (Published Sunday, May 12, 2013)

    Grand Prairie police are searching for the driver who left the scene of a fatal hit-and-run Saturday evening.

    According to police, two vehicles on eastbound Interstate 20 near state Highway 161 collided at about 7 p.m. and veered off of the highway where they struck an occupied parked car.

    One of the vehicles from the original collision left the scene.  Two occupants in the other vehicle were transported to Charlton Methodist Hospital where one of them later died.

    The people who were in the parked car were treated and released at the scene.

    Police have not released a description of the hit-and-run driver's vehicle.

    All of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 were closed for several hours Saturday night while the crash was investigated.