Man on Scooter Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Near Greenville Avenue: Dallas Police

The 28-year-old man died of his injuries

NBC 5 News

Police are searching for a man who they believe was behind the wheel when he fatally struck a man on a scooter Saturday night in Dallas.

About 8 p.m., a man and woman had been riding on a scooter in the 2600 block of Matilda Street, a block off of Greenville Avenue, when a GMC SUV traveling north hit the scooter and fled the location.

Dallas police are asking the public in locating or information on 44-year-old Enrique Ortiz. He is described as 5-foot-6, weighing 165 pounds.

Dallas police are searching for Enrique Ortiz.

The 28-year-old man and 25-year-old woman were taken to a local hospital, where the man died of his injuries. His name has not been released.

The woman was conscious and had injuries that did not appear life-threatening, police said.

Anyone with information on Ortiz's whereabouts is asked to call Detective J. Massey at 214-671-0012 or Detective E. Knight at 214-671-0020.

Tipsters can remain anonymous and call CrimeStoppers at 214-373-TIPS. CrimeStoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment related to this felony offense.

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