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Police searching for gray Honda after man struck, killed in hit-and-run in Denton

Investigators are searching for a metallic gray 2008-2012 Honda Accord with right-front passenger side damage.
Credit: Denton Police Department

Updated at 3:06 p.m. with additional information from police.

Denton police are asking for the public's help in finding a metallic gray Honda Accord with front damage which they believe struck and killed a man early Monday morning before leaving the scene.

Police say the man was on Interstate 35E when he was struck and killed. The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash and police are searching for a suspect vehicle, which is a 2008 to 2012 Honda Accord, 4 door trim level EX, EXL or Touring model with right-front passenger damage. It could possibly have a sunroof.

At about 3:36 a.m., the vehicle was headed southbound on I-35E at the McCormick Street overpass when it struck the man and continued driving, police said. The driver of a second vehicle, which also struck the man, is cooperating with investigators, police said.

The man's name has not been released.

Investigators are searching for a dark gray Honda with right-front passenger side damage. It is possible that the driver may not have known that they struck a person, police said. 

Denton police released a picture of the vehicle color, which is a polished metallic that appears dark gray.

All southbound lanes were closed for several hours as officers investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact traffic officer Tom Birckbichler at 940-349-7851 or traffic officer Arie'll Bell at 940-349-7641.