Man Victim of Fatal Hit and Run: Dallas Police

Police said a man was fatally struck by the driver of an SUV who fled the scene of the crash in Dallas Wednesday night. [[380120121,C]]

Dallas police said the victim — later identified as Timothy C. McGraw — was standing in the road helping another person back a car on a trailer into a driveway in the 600 block of South Westmoreland Road.

A 2007 blue GMC Yukon was headed south on Westmoreland Road when the driver lost control and struck a utility pole and McGraw at 8:58 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Sr. Cpl. Melinda Gutierrez. Witnesses said the driver of the Yukon was speeding.

Police said the driver of the Yukon left the vehicle and ran off.

McGraw was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to authorities.

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