Crime

May 19, 2014

Man killed in wreck last week in north Fort Worth is identified

Pickup driver was killed when hit by black Lexus at the intersection of John T. White Road and the East Loop 820 service road, police said.

The pickup driver who was killed in a wreck on Thursday at the intersection of John T. White Road and the service road for East Loop 820 has been identified.

James Warner, 74, of Fort Worth died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, the Tarrant County medical examiner reported Monday.

On Thursday, police said they were looking for the driver of a black Lexus who left the scene on foot. It could not be learned on Monday whether a suspect had been identified.

The wreck happened about 6:30 p.m. when the Lexus ran a blinking red light and hit the white pickup driven by Warner, according to reports. The Lexus knocked the pickup into a traffic light pole, police said.

The driver of the Lexus fled the scene, but his female passenger was taken to an area hospital, police said. Her condition was unavailable Monday.

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