MPD: Whitehaven hit-and-run kills person and dog


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police say a person and a dog were killed in a hit-and-run in Whitehaven.

Police responded to the area of East Shelby Drive near Gill Road at around 12:13 a.m. Sunday morning.

Memphis Police say 29-year-old LeCharles Boddie was walking his dog across the street when someone driving a dark pickup truck struck him.

Police say the impact sent Boddie into the eastbound lanes of Shelby Drive. He was reportedly then struck by another vehicle.

Police say the driver fled the scene. Memphis Police did not release any more details on the possible suspect.

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