Identity Sought of Deadly Hit & Run Suspect

On December 23, 2021, at approximately 7:23 a.m., Dallas Fire-Rescue was dispatched to 8155 S. RL Thornton Frwy, regarding a person that was laying in the north area of the parking lot.  Dallas Police officers responded and determined that the person was struck by an unknown suspect vehicle and killed.  It is believed that the victim, Willie Clyde Nelson Jr., a 56-years-old White male, was killed between the hours of 12 a.m. and 7 a.m.

The Vehicle Crimes Unit is requesting anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Detective R. Rodriguez at 214-671-0011 or via email at Please reference case number 230544-2021.

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