LPD Asking for Public's Help Following Sunday's Deadly Hit-and-Run

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - Lubbock Police Department Accident Investigators are asking for the public’s help in solving Sunday morning’s deadly hit and run crash.

On Sunday, September 17th, at 2:15 a.m., Lubbock Police Officers were called to the 2900 block of Avenue A, between East Coronado Drive and 30th Street, for a possible hit and run.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 43-year-old Lashone Markeei Wilson, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Through the investigation, officers determined Wilson was walking on the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle. It is unclear how much time passed, but investigators believe Wilson was then struck by a second vehicle while he was lying on the ground.

Investigators are currently searching for the two vehicles that struck the victim. Based on information gathered at the scene, the first vehicle will have a significantly cracked or broken windshield.

Investigators hope anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the crash or anyone with information on the vehicles will come forward to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information, no matter how small or insignificant the tip may seem, is asked to call Crime Line at (806)741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

(News release from the Lubbock Police Department)

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