Police arrest and charge suspect following deadly hit and run on Lamar Ave., MPD says

Police arrest and charge suspect following deadly hit and run on Lamar Ave., MPD says
Shakourya Dickerson has been charged in connection to a deadly pedestrian accident. (SHELBY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE: 11/21/2020 7:30 A.M.:

Shakourya Dickerson was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death or injury and duty to give information or render aid.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

Memphis police are searching for a blue Nissan Rogue after a deadly hit and run on Lamar Avenue Friday night.

It happened around 8 p.m. at Lamar Ave. and Barksdale St. in Midtown.

According to police, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The possible responsible vehicle is a blue Nissan Rogue with front end damage, officers said.