Laredo Police investigating fatal hit and run accident on Lafayette

Published: Apr. 21, 2023 at 9:02 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A Laredo man is dead after a hit and run accident early Friday morning.

Now authorities are working to find the driver who police say left the scene leaving the victim to die.

The incident happened shortly after 6 a.m. at the corner of San Dario and Lafayette in Central Laredo.

Police say a man was trying to cross the street which is when he was allegedly hit by an unidentified driver.

The man died at the scene from his injuries.

The LPD Crash Team is trying to figure out exactly what happened but they’re hoping to get a break in the case as they gather witness statements and surveillance videos from the area.

The man has been identified as a 76-year-old man.

Police are asking if anyone saw the accident or knows who may have been behind the wheel of the car to contact Laredo Police at 956-795-2800.

More charges could come as a result of the police investigation.

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