Police Seek Vehicle Involved In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Posted on: 9:46 pm, August 22, 2013, by , updated on: 10:23pm, August 22, 2013

(Memphis)Paramedics pronounced 34-year-old Jessika Cavazos and 37-year-old Derrick Cross dead at the scene where a vehicle hit them early Sunday morning.

Officers responded just before 3 a.m. to eastbound I-40 at Warford.

Authorities say Cavazos and Cross were standing outside their disabled vehicle, which was parked in the north median lane, when the other vehicle hit them.

The hit-and-run vehicle was described as possibly a white, 4-door, Toyota pick-up truck with black or gray around the lower sides and rear. It was last seen in the area of I-40 and Covington Pike.

Police say the suspected driver was described as either a white or Hispanic male.

Anyone with information regarding this crash should call CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH.