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Police: Man dies after hit-and-run in Waco neighborhood

Posted at 11:41 AM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 14:31:40-04

WACO, TX — Waco police officers responded to a call of a man down at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday after a victim was struck by a vehicle and left lying in the street.

Police responded to the call in the 700 block of North 26th Street.

Officials say 61-year-old Dwain Earl Lockhart was found at the scene and taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by a Justice of the Peace. Waco fire and AMR responded to the scene to assist.

Police say the man was walking in the area when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene of the crash and left the man lying in the road.

Mr. Lockhart's family have been notified.

Anyone with information about the crash or the vehicle that fled the scene is asked to contact Waco PD at 254-750-7500.