It's always a tragedy when someone dies, but what makes it truly tragic is the person who caused the death, just runs.

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On Tuesday, February 14th at 5:3o am, law enforcement was called Washington Street near 58th street.  Upon arrival, they found a deceased person on the road.  The investigation determined that the person was hit by a vehicle.  At this time, police are still investigating and trying to locate the vehicle and driver that hit the deceased.

The victim was identified as 27-year-old Murphy Maynard.  

If you have any information on this case or know who the suspect is, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400. You can also submit an anonymous tip at amapolice.org. If your tip leads to an arrest you could earn a reward of up to $1,000.

This isn't the first instance of a death or serious injury occurring on South Washington. On Monday, February 13th a 22-year-old male was seriously injured when he wrecked his SUV into a pole trying to navigate a turn onto 58th from Washington.

On February 8th, 26-year-old Marcus Fowler was killed in the 4100 block of Washington.   A truck hit a car parked in front of a home, the car moved and hit Fowler, then rolled over him, killing him.

Hopefully, someone will come forward with information about the hit-and-run that killed Maynard.

The 806's Strange & Screwed Up Crimes Of 2021.....So Far

It's 2021 and folks are making up for staying indoors and following the law all throughout 2020. This isn't always a good thing, though. There have been quite a few odd, wacky, and outright grotesque crimes committed in the Texas Panhandle this year so far.

From Friona to Lubbock, there's plenty of bad behavior on display throughout the 806 in 2021.

Take a look at what these hellions have gotten themselves into:

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