Man trying to cross I-35E killed in hit-and-run
A man died Thursday night after he was struck by a hit-andrun driver while trying to cross Interstate 35E near Mockingbird Lane in the Stemmons Corridor of Dallas.
The crash happened shortly after 7 p.m. as the man tried to cross the southbound highway and was hit in the center lane, according to the Dallas County Sheriff ’s Department.
The victim was identified as Tony Bumgardner.
The vehicle fled the scene but was described by a witness as a red Chevrolet Tahoe, officials said. The front of the SUV is believed to have extensive damage, officials said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff ’s office at 214-589-2335.