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For Immediate Release:
Date: February 12, 2018
Time: 1:45 p.m.
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