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Longview Police investigating fatal hit and run

Longview Police investigating fatal hit and run
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POSTED: Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 5:13pm

UPDATED: Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 5:22pm

One woman is dead after an early morning hit and run accident in Longview.

It happened at 12:14 a.m. in the 1600 block of South Green Street.

Longview Police were called to scene and found a woman who had been hit by a vehicle.

According to a witness, the female, now identified as Tabitha Lynn Herriage Rodriguez, 33, of Longview, was walking northbound in the inside lane of South Green Street when she was hit by a suspect's vehicle.

After striking Rodriguez, the driver continued traveling northbound and failed to stop and help the victim.

Rodriguez was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a maroon or red truck.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident they are asked to call Longview Police at 903-237-1199 or call the Gregg County Crime Stoppers.

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