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Police ID driver involved in fatal Abilene hit-and-run accident

ABILENE, Texas - Police have identified the driver in Friday's hit-and-run accident that left a 55-year-old Abilene woman dead.

The name of the suspect wasn't immediately released.

According to an Abilene Police Department social media message, charges are "pending the investigation" in the case.

"Alcohol does not appear to be (a) factor," APD said.

Police say Robbin Caldwell was walking along the service road when she was hit by an unknown vehicle just after midnight. The accident occurred near the Whistle Stop RV Resort between Westlake Road and North Judge Ely Boulevard. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver did not stop or call 911.

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Abilene police have found the SUV involved in Friday morning's deadly hit-and-run accident.

Police spokesman Rick Tomlin said the Ford Escape was located near Potosi. The vehicle is "being processed by detectives," an Abilene Police Department social media message said.

No arrest has been announced in the case.

"This is an active investigation," Tomlin said.

The accident occurred just after midnight on the eastbound I-20 service road (East Stamford Road).

Police say Robbin Caldwell, 55, of Abilene, was walking along the service road when she was hit by an unknown vehicle just after midnight. The accident occurred near the Whistle Stop RV Resort between Westlake Road and North Judge Ely Boulevard. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver did not stop or call 911.

 

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Abilene police are looking for a driver that hit and killed a woman early Friday morning on the eastbound I-20 service road (East Stamford Road).

Police say Robin Caldwell, 55, of Abilene, was walking along the service road when she was hit by an unknown vehicle just after midnight. The accident occurred near the Whistle Stop RV Resort between Westlake Road and North Judge Ely Boulevard. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver did not stop or call 911.

Police are looking for a 2001 to 2007 silver Ford Escape with front end damage.

If you spot a vehicle matching that description, police ask that you get the license plate number and, if it can be safely done, a description of the driver.

If you have any information about this case, please call (325) 673-8331 and request a traffic investigator contact you as soon as possible.


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