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.
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Police said the driver of the Yukon left the vehicle and ran off.
McGraw was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to authorities.