DeSoto, TX ( July 13, 2023) – A male pedestrian tragically lost his life after being struck by a hit-and-run driver early Tuesday in DeSoto, according to the police.
The fatal crash occurred between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11th, 2023, on Interstate 35E near the Wintergreen Exit Ramp.
Authorities stated that the man was either attempting to cross the highway or walking along the roadside when struck by a black 2007-2009 Lexus ES350 sedan.
Sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
His identity has not been released.
The driver involved in the incident did not stop to provide aid and fled the scene.
Police have described the vehicle, noting that it may have damage on the front passenger side bumper, headlight, hood, and windshield.