One Dead After Hit and Run

Amarillo Police are investigating an early morning hit-and-run that took the life of one man. 

At 2:55 a.m., Saturday, officers were called to the scene of a person laying on the roadway in the 500 block of North Pierce Street.

They found a 27-year-old man who was hit by an unknown vehicle.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Potter County Justice of the Peace Precinct #3 Gary Jackson was notified and ordered an autopsy.

The incident is being handled by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Traffic Unit at 378-4250 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously online at www.amapolice.org or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 Mobile app.


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