MPD solves fatal hit-and-run from 2007

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MIDLAND, Texas (Nexstar) – Midland Police have solved a nearly 13-year-old fatal hit and run crash.

Police say the crash occurred back on Sept. 15, 2007 in the 2300 block of Whitmire Boulevard. Witnesses initially told police that a gray pickup struck a motorcycle and drove away from the scene.

The motorcycle rider, 27-year-old Loren Dustin Davidson was pronounced dead at the scene and the case would eventually go cold, according to the release.  

However, after reviewing the case and receiving a Crime Stoppers tip, Officers Haveman with MPD located a suspect in the crash, police say.  

Officer Haveman spoke to the suspect, who was being held at the Middelton Unit near Abilene. The suspect, 41-year-old Raymond Dale Click eventually confessed to the crash and police say the case has been turned over to the District Attorney’s Office.  

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