UPDATE: Hit and run fatality victim identified by police

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 14:09 - Written by Staff reports

The man who was killed Monday night after he was struck by a car has been identified by police.

A vehicle struck Kenneth Linnel Jones, Jr., 23, of Tyler while he was crossing the 1700 block of North Northwest Loop 323 about 10:26 p.m., according to a news release.

The vehicle did not stop and continued south on the loop.

Jones died at the scene.

Police are asking the public for help in identifying the vehicle

Anyone with information about the driver involved in this incident is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).