Lubbock Police Investigating Deadly Hit and Run Accident

Published 07/15 2014 07:49AM

Updated 07/15 2014 06:48PM

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) -- Matthew Aaron Valadez, 38 year old male from Lubbock, was out for a morning run in the 2000 block of Iola Ave when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound.  Mr. Valadez died at the scene. 

The vehicle left the scene and made no attempt to render aid.  Investigators believe the suspect vehicle to be gray and will have front end damage. 

Anyone with information should call Investigator Nathan Meil at 775-2863 or Crime Line.

The Medical Examiner's office positively identified Mr. Valadez through scientific means.

(News release by the Lubbock Police Department)

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