Sunray man killed in hit-and-run on US 287


A Sunray man was killed in a hit-and-run 10 miles south of Stratford just after midnight Saturday morning.

At 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, a 2015 Dodge Ram 2500 was legally parked on the northbound improved shoulder of United States Highway 287. Lauro Escobar, 35, Sunray, was attempting to change a flat tire when an unknown vehicle failed to maintain a single lane and struck him. 

The driver of the unknown vehicle did not stop at the scene and has not been located.

Anyone that was in the area around this time or has information are asked to call the Dumas Highway Patrol Office at 806-935-5908.


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