POSTED: Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 9:13am
UPDATED: Monday, September 30, 2013 - 9:15am
EL PASO (KTSM) — UPDATE:
Police identified the victim as Errol McKinney, 33, of El Paso. Investigators are still looking for the driver and vehicle that fled the scene of the crash.
El Paso police were investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a motorcyclist in Northeast El Paso.
The victim is identified as Errol McKinney, 33 of El Paso.
Police said the motorcyclist was going southbound on Dyer Street near Hondo Pass Avenue when a dark-colored SUV traveling northbound made a U-turn in front of the motorcyclist just after 9:45 p.m. Saturday. The motorcyclist hit the right side of the SUV, according to police.
Paramedics rushed the motorcyclist to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
The female driver of the SUV fled the scene after the accident. Witnesses said she was last seen going southbound on Dyer.
Anyone with information about the crash was urged to call The El Paso Police Department at (915) 832-4400 or Crime Stoppers at (915) 566-8477.