Hit and Run Fatality in Alton

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The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for your help in gathering information about a deadly pedestrian accident. The accident happened on Moorefield Road South of FM 2221 north of Alton this past weekend.

70-year-old Carlos Aguilar was riding his bicycle southbound on Moorefield when a black Dodge Avenger, also traveling southbound veered to the shoulder and hit the bicyclist. Aguilar was transported to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead. DPS says the driver of the Avenger fled the scene. If you have any information you are urged to call DPS at 956-565-7600.

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