Pedestrian Killed; Hit By Vehicle on Amarillo Boulevard

AMARILLO, TX - A man is dead after he was hit by a car on Amarillo Boulevard. 

The Amarillo Police Department is still working at the scene of the accident on the 800 block of Amarillo Boulevard East where Officer Jeb Hilton said a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle around 9:10 p.m. 

The victim was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. 

Sergeant Jerome Godfrey said witnesses told police a man was crossing Amarillo Blvd. going from north to south. He was hit by a small, dark vehicle heading east in the outside lane.

Traffic in the area is being re-routed by officers. They ask you to please avoid the area if you can. 

No information was released on the driver of the vehicle. 

If you have any information call APD or Amarillo Crimestoppers (806) 374-4400. 

A photojournalist is on scene. We will update this story with the latest information as it becomes available.



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