Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Haltom City - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Haltom City



    Surveillance Video Shows Deadly Hit & Run Crash15

    Haltom City police made an arrest in a deadly hit and run crash on Belknap Street Thursday morning. Police shared surveillance video from a tire shop that will be used to build a case against the woman behind the wheel. (Published Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015)

    A 56-year-old Haltom City woman killed in a hit-and-run crash Aug. 20 has been identified by the Tarrant County medical examiner.

    The ME identified the woman as 56-year-old A. Kristin Nichole Alexandyre.

    Police said the woman, who was riding alone, didn’t have any identification on her when she was killed.  The medical examiner's office said it took several days to track down the woman's family for positive identification.

    Police believe a dark-colored Toyota 4Runner hit Alexandyre between the 5600 and 5700 blocks of E. Belknap Street at about 4 a.m. A witness told officers the driver stopped and got out but later got back into the vehicle and fled.

    Cyclist Killed in HIt-and-Run

    [DFW] Cyclist Killed in HIt-and-Run
    A woman riding her bike in Haltom City was killed in a hit-and-run crash by a suspected drunken driver early Thursday morning, police say.
    (Published Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015)

    The witness, a tow truck operator, called police and followed the driver. Police caught up with her about a mile from the crash site, according to Cpl. Ray Beshirs with the Haltom City Police Department. The front of the vehicle sustained damage during the crash.

    The 21-year-old woman, later identified as Mackenzie Thomas, was arrested and charged with Intoxication Manslaughter. She’s currently being held in the North Richland Hills Jail with a bond set at $101,000.

    Video captured by security cameras outside of nearby business, Texas Tires, shows what appears to be the SUV with sparks flying, likely from dragging the bicycle.  Those at the shop tell NBC 5 the police reviewed and copied the video as part of the investigation Thursday morning.

    Woman Struck, Killed in Haltom City Hit & Run

    [DFW] Woman Struck, Killed in Haltom City Hit & Run
    Police suspect a woman riding her bike was struck and killed by a drunk driver in Haltom City Thursday morning.
    (Published Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015)

    Officials at the North Richland Hills Jail confirmed Makenzie Thomas is being held in their facility on an intoxication manslaughter charge. Arraignment will not take place until Friday, so no bond has been set.

    The name of the victim has not yet been released.

    NBC 5's Frank Heinz and Brian Roth contributed to this report

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