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DPS searching for driver who struck pedestrian and left scene
JASPER COUNTY - From DPS
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a Hit and Run Crash that occurred between the hours of 2:30am and 3:00am Sunday morning just north of Jasper. Troopers in Jasper county responded to a report of a Hit and Run crash on US 96 north of Jasper near Solleys Liquor Store.
The victim was walking in the northbound traffic lane of US 96 when a vehicle struck her from behind. The victim, 38 year old Deborah Loftin of Newton, was struck in the right shoulder and is currently in the Intensive Care Unit at St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont, Texas.
DPS Troopers are looking for a 2007-2008 Ford truck with extensive damage to the driver side near the outside mirror. The model of the truck will be either a F250, F350 or F450. The color of the vehicle is unknown.
If anyone has any information about this crash, please contact DPS at 936-699-7340.