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Update: Police release details on hit and run

Nov. 15, 2010 at 6:33 a.m.

Longview police are searching for a tan or bronze colored vehicle in connection with a Saturday evening hit and run that killed a Kilgore woman.

Police this morning identified the victim as Tracey Turk, 28.

Turk was was struck about 7 p.m. near the intersection of South Green and Young streets. Police said in a news release that she failed to yield to traffic and was not in a crosswalk. The motorist that hit her fled the scene without stopping.

Turk was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center for life-threatening injuries where she was later pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Arthur Fort.

The incident is being investigated a homicide, Fort said Sunday.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Gregg County Crime Stoppers at (903) 236-STOP or online at <a href= "http://www.greggcountycrimestoppers.com/">www.greggcountycrimestoppers.com</a>. A reward of up to $1,000 may be paid for information leading to the arrest of the driver, police said.



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