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Hit And Run Death

Deadly hit and run

A vehicle struck and killed a man Saturday night.

At 8:30 p.m., Amarillo Police were sent to Amarillo Boulevard West and Madison Street on an accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian.

60-year-old Virgil Wyatt Smith had been crossing Amarillo Boulevard going southbound when a dark-colored pickup truck, traveling westbound struck him

The driver of the pickup stopped momentarily and then left the scene. Mr. Smith was transported to an area hospital where he died.

The description of the vehicle is the only information police have of the suspect at this time.

Anyone with more info is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at 378-4250

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