Azle police looking for driver in fatal hit-and-run

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Posted on August 22, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Updated Thursday, Aug 22 at 9:22 PM

AZLE -- Police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck who hit and killed a man on Highway 199 and didn't stop to render aid.

On Aug. 17 at 2:30 a.m. Azle police responded to a call in the 1200 block of State Highway 199 where a motorist reported a pedestrian had been hit while walking in the westbound lane by another driver traveling behind him.

The victim, Donald Buerger Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene.

The hit-and-run driver continued westbound toward Springtown. Police are looking for a light-colored Ford truck which should be missing a front-right headlamp assembly, caused by the accident.

If you have any information, contact Sgt. K.D. Rogers at 817.444.3221.

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