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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Denton PD Seeking Community’s Help in Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 1, 2022 – After a vehicle struck and injured a woman on N. Loop 288 Friday morning, the Denton Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect who left the scene. 

At 3:35 a.m. Friday, officers were dispatched to a major crash on N. Loop 288 near Mingo Road. Traffic investigators learned that the 37-year-old victim and a friend were changing a tire on the shoulder lane of northbound N. Loop 288. A vehicle struck the victim, did not stop, and continued traveling north. The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Investigators are working to determine the make and model of the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle was described as a white SUV, possibly a 2007-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe or Yukon. The vehicle is missing its passenger side mirror and housing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 940-349-8181 and reference incident #21155072.


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