Left For Dead: Moped Rider Killed in FW Hit & Run

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FORT WORTH, TX — It’s a scene becoming all too familiar, scattered metal on North Texas freeways. But, this overnight crash is different. It’s part of an active investigation being conduct by Fort Worth Police.

Officers are looking for the driver connected to a deadly hit and run accident on I-35W early this morning.

“The witness that observed the accident this morning. They are the ones that called the fort worth police department and requested medical attention. We thank them for staying with that victim,” says Fort Worth Officer Sharron Neal.

The carnage from the impact was evident with parts of a mashed moped left lying along the access road.

Police say the driver of a dark-colored SUV, possibly a Chevy Tahoe, dragged the bike about a mile, and left the rider, who the Tarrant County Medical Examiner identified as Timothy Campbell, 59, of Fort Worth, to die on the highway.

“We do know that once the vehicle struck the moped, with the moped lodged in the front end of the SUV,” Officer Neal sad. “They went on down the freeway, they exited, dislodged it and fled the scene.”

C’mon folks, we’re better than this. Let’s show some decency to our fellow drivers.