For More Information
For Immediate Release:
Date: February 12, 2018
Time: 1:45 p.m.
is a press release we sent last month related to a fatal hit and run incident
we are investigating. Our investigators have worked on this case and
still have no leads. If possible, I would like to ask you to disseminate
this information again to the public in an effort to see if we can find someone
who might have information that might assist us. This victim left
behind a 9-year old daughter and we need to bring justice for this family.
FATALITY HIT AND RUN CRASH
On February 7, 2018 at approximately
4:40 p.m., Plano Police Officers responded to a report of a male subject laying
in the roadway in the 6800 block of U.S. Highway 75, just south of Legacy
Upon officer’s arrival, they located
a subject who appeared to have been hit by a vehicle. It is believed the
victim may have been a pedestrian walking along the shoulder of the
highway. The victim was transported by Plano Fire Rescue to a local area
hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The victim was identified as John
Curtis Shelby, a 36-year old white male. He was wearing brown pants, blue
striped button-down shirt and had a shaved head and a full beard.
Plano Police Traffic Investigators
are seeking assistance from the public for anyone who may have witnessed this
victim being struck by a vehicle and are asking them to call Crime Stoppers at
877-373-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward
of up to $5,000.
This investigation remains ongoing by
the Plano Police Traffic Unit.