14-year-old boy dies in hit-and-run crash

Posted Friday, Apr. 26, 2013  Print Reprints

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FORT WORTH -- A 14-year-old boy has died from injuries he sustained after being hit at an intersection in south Fort Worth and police are seeking information about the pickup truck or SUV that hit him and fled the scene.

Deston Bibbs was riding his bicycle along Sycamore School Road about 9:20 p.m. Thursday and had entered a lane to cross the traffic island when he was hit by the vehicle as it turned right onto Crowley Road.

Bibbs suffered numerous broken bones and severe head trauma in the crash and was transported to a Fort Worth hospital, where he died Friday afternoon, officials said.

Police are currently reviewing red light camera footage to try and identify the vehicle. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 911, the traffic investigation unit at 817-392-4889 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477.