Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run in Plano: Police

A pedestrian was hit by an oncoming vehicle in 14th Street in Plano on Saturday

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A man is dead after he was hit by an oncoming vehicle Saturday in Plano.

According to the Plano Police Department, officers responded to a car crash in the 2700 block of 14th Street shortly after 7:30 p.m.

Police said they determined a driver was backing out of a driveway and stopped for an oncoming vehicle.

Jimmy Lee Robinson, 59, had been walking down the sidewalk and was hit by an oncoming vehicle when he walked into the street to get around the stopped car, police said.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle stopped momentarily, and a passenger got out and fled the scene on foot. The driver fled without stopping to check on Robinson or render aid to him.

Robinson was transported by Plano Fire-Rescue to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said the suspect's vehicle is described as a dark-colored, possibly blue SUV. The passenger that fled the scene is described as a male, but the driver's description is unknown.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest and indictment in this case. Those with information can remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

Plano police are continuing to investigate.

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