GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.
The crash occurred at approximately 5:55 a.m. on Feb. 7 on U.S. Highway 82 near Sadler, between FM 901 and Whitesboro.
Brent Stone, 45, of Savoy was struck and killed.
The preliminary investigation indicated a black semi-truck tractor, possibly a Freightliner, was traveling west on U.S. Highway 82 when it traveled onto the shoulder to avoid a disabled vehicle in the roadway and struck a pedestrian.
Witnesses stated the truck was pulling a gravel trailer covered with a green tarp.
The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and render aid and immediately left the scene.
If anyone has information on the fatal crash, please contact the DPS office in Sherman at 903-813-3400.