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Police identify man killed in Northwest Side hit-and-run crash; suspect sought

Crash occurred around 11 p.m. in 1220 block of Bandera Road

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a driver who hit and killed a man on the city’s Northwest Side late Thursday night.

The crash happened around 11 p.m. in the 1220 block of Bandera Road, not far from West Woodlawn Avenue and Hillcrest Drive.

According to police, the man -- identified Friday afternoon as 61-year-old Fred Lee Cameron, was struck by a black Dodge Ram pickup truck as he was crossing the road outside of a crosswalk in front of his apartment complex.

Police said the pickup truck struck Cameron in the outside lane closest to the curb edge and then the driver continued westbound on Bandera Road away from the scene.

The driver of the Dodge Ram made no effort to stop and render aid, police said.

Investigators said a passerby saw Cameron lying in the street and pulled up to a fire station, where he called for help. Cameron was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said there were no witnesses. Some vehicle debris, however, was found in the street.

Authorities said when the driver of the Dodge Ram is found, they will face a charge of failure to stop and render aid, resulting in a death.


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