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San Angelo Police expand search for video footage in fatal hit-and-run investigation

The San Angelo Police Department has expanded its search for video footage connected to a fatal hit-and-run Monday evening.
Credit: San Angelo Police Department

SAN ANGELO, Texas — The San Angelo Police Department provided an update to its ongoing investigation of a fatal hit-and-run involving a large, light in color or white SUV with front end/front passenger side damage.

Detectives believe the suspect vehicle is a white Ford Expedition EL (longer version) and possibly crossed Bell Street to the west.

An 87-year-old San Angelo man, Jesse Hernandez, was crossing the road in his motorized wheelchair when he was struck by the SUV, which continued on after striking him.

Hernandez was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The department is asking for help from citizens:

WHAT: Camera footage — If you have a working home surveillance camera system that picks up the roadway (doorbell cam, driveway cam, etc.) and you live on any street surrounding this area (see below) please review your video.

WHO CAN HELP: Citizens that live in the neighborhood surrounding Bell and Pulliam streets (within about one mile). Detectives are looking to expand the search area to be with in Main and St. Johns streets (east and west) and Ricks Drive and Harris Avenue (north and south).

WHEN: Video recordings from 8:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.

REQUEST: If you have footage that meets the specified time from the specified locations, please upload your video directly to sanangelopdtx.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/uptonhitandrunfatalityinvestigation

To speak with a detective, call 325-657-4308.

To remain anonymous, tip online at bit.ly/SAPDTips247 or text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts. You can also tip anonymously through the Crime Stoppers 24/7 Tip Hotline at 325-658-4357; or through the Crime Stoppers P3 app for IOS & Android devices.

A reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest(s).

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