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Thomas Dale, 43, killed in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on US Highway 80 in Mesquite, Texas
Police are know searching for the driver who hit Dale and fled the scene. Investigators are asking that anyone who knows who that person is or has information about the incident to call the Mesquite Police Department at 972-285-6636 or Investigator N. Sierra at 972-216-6679.
Mesquite police won’t confirm what Thomas was doing, but they say they did find his car abandoned near U.S. Highway 80 after responding to a call about a motor vehicle accident around 9:30 p.m.
Investigators aren’t sure why he was along the highway, but his vehicle was nearby and family members believe he may have had maintenance issues and was walking toward a gas station for help.