KILLEEN, Texas — Killeen police are asking for the public's help after a deadly hit-and-run Friday night.

According to the Killeen Police Department, 27-year-old Christopher Rivers Jr. was walking on Twin Creek Dr. when he was hit by a northbound green Chevy or GMC style pickup.

Officers were dispatched a little before 12 a.m. Saturday and found Rivers Jr. lying in the road. He was taken to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition before being flown to Baylor Scott and White in Temple. 

By the time officers arrived on scene, the suspect was gone.

KPD said Rivers Jr. died from his injuries. He was pronounced dead at 5:16 Saturday afternoon.

Detectives with the KPD traffic unit are asking anyone who may have seen the hit-and-run or have information about the crime to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers.

Tips leading to an arrest are eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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