Information Wanted in Fatal Hit and Run

Update: February 14, 2022

On January 13, 2022, Suspect Matthew Bradley Smith was arrested for Manslaughter and Accident Involving Death (FSRA). 

Update: January 4, 2022

The victim has been identified as a 57-year-old/male, Dil Chainy.

Original Post:

On January 1, 2022, at approximately 12:00 a.m., the pictured vehicle was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident at 2600 Commerce Street. The male victim was standing in the left-center of the road watching fireworks when the suspect vehicle, traveling the wrong way on Commerce Street and with no headlights, struck the victim. The suspect fled the location last seen going north on North Good Latimer Expressway. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect vehicle is a gray 2017 Ford F150, TX LP MWL-6627. Vehicle Crimes Detectives are searching for the pictured vehicle.

This is an ongoing investigation that will be documented under case numbers 000003-2022 and 000004-2022. If anyone has information regarding the owner or location of this vehicle, please contact Det. Jason Massey #8465 of the Vehicle Crimes Unit at 214-671-0012 or


Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at:
(214)373-TIPS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.