Police identify victim in overnight hit and run

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LUBBOCK, Texas — On Wednesday, the Lubbock Police Department identified the victim of an overnight hit and run crash as 52-year-old Gloria Valdez. 

According to an LPD press release, investigators located a car matching the description of the car from the crash and impounded it around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. However, no suspect has been arrested. 

Police said the crash remains under investigation by the LPD Major Crash Investigation Unit.

Related Story: One person dead after hit and run in Central Lubbock 

The following is a press release from the Lubbock Police Department: 

The female pedestrian killed in last night’s hit and run crash has been identified as 52-year-old Gloria Valdez.

Early this morning, Lubbock Police Department major crash investigators began searching several areas for the suspect vehicle. Just before 9 a.m., investigators located a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban believed to be the suspect vehicle. The Suburban was parked in the parking lot of Motel 6 located at 909 66th Street and was impounded.

This crash remains under investigation by the LPD Major Crash Investigation Unit.

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