Victim identified in fatal hit and run, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department (MPD) is investigating an accident that left one man dead.

On May 13, officers responded to the area of Riverdale Road and Hunt Club Road to a fatal pedestrian crash just after 9:30 p.m.

Police said the victim, later identified as Demarco Watt, 29, was struck by an unknown car in a hit and run while lying in the roadway.

According to a release, the unknown person fled the scene south on Riverdale Road and will possibly have front-end damage.

Anyone with any information regarding this crash should contact Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

This is an ongoing investigation and no arrests have been made.