Las Cruces Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash on South Valley Drive.
According to the report, police responded to the crash around 9:30 p.m. Police arrived at South Valley Driver near Boutz Rd where they found a man lying in the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say the man was in his 40's however, his identity has not been released. The report didn't say if anyone witnessed the crash. The collision is still under investigation.
Police are asking the community to assist in catching the driver. It is likely the driver will face charges of homicide by vehicle and leaving the scene of an injury accident. Stay tuned for more details about the crash as they are released. Drivers are urged to be extra vigilant at night when looking for pedestrians. Also, pedestrians are urged to look for and anticipate drivers.
We offer our condolences to the family of the person slain and hope they receive justice.
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