ALTUS, OK (KSWO)- There was a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian reported just before 8:30 P.M. last night in Altus.
Altus Police officers responded to the 600 block of South Navajo and discovered an unconscious male. Jerry Lee Ashford, 62, was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a pickup. The driver left the scene after the accident.
The roadway south of the railroad tracks was closed for over an hour as a result of the investigation. Ashford was transported to an area hospital then flown to an Oklahoma City hospital.
Police are looking for a 1997-2003 Ford F-150 Pickup, two-tone in color, white over light blue or light grey, with a toolbox and damage to the front right portion. This vehicle was last seen headed East Bound from the 700 block of East Broadway. Anyone with information about this vehicle or a possible driver to contact the Altus police department at 580 482-4121 or Altus Jackson County Crime Stoppers at 580 482-TIPS (8477). You can remain anonymous and you could be eligible for a cash reward.