Early Saturday morning, Amarillo police officers officers were dispatched to a subject laying on the roadway in the 500 block of north Pierce Street. Officers found that the victim, a 27-year-old male, had been struck by an unknown vehicle.
The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
Justice of the Peace Jackson was notified and ordered an autopsy. The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.