Man identified after fatal hit-and-run wreck Sunday on Mansfield Highway

12/23/2013 7:31 PM

12/23/2013 7:32 PM

Authorities have identified the man who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run wreck Sunday in the 3400 block of Mansfield Highway.

Kenneth Devlieger, 56, was identified Monday by the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.

He was struck at about 6:30 p.m. while he was trying to cross the highway, police said. He was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, where he was pronounced dead at 7:08 p.m., the medical examiner said.

Police on Sunday said they were looking for an older man who was driving a black GMC pickup, police said. The truck is a 2000 or later two-door, extended-cab model. The driver pulled into a gas station at the 3350 block of Mansfield Highway before heading east on Mansfield Highway, police said.

No other details were available Monday.

This article contains information from the Star-Telegram archives.

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