Vehicle in fatal hit-and-run located


The Odessa Police Department provided an update to the fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Friday night. 

Officials say the vehicle has been located and a suspect has been identified but no arrests have been made in the case. 

The police report says officers responded to a pedestrian-vehicle involved crash around 8:28 p.m. near the 900 Block of North County Road West. 

An investigation revealed that 55-year-old Alfonso Vasquez Remirez Jr. was walking southwest across the 900 block of NCRW when a white or silver 4-door pickup traveling south struck Ramirez as he was crossing the road. 

Police say the driver of the pickup did not render aid and was last seen turning west onto 9th Street. 

Ramirez was pronounced dead on the scene. 

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