The Amarillo Police Department has identified the victim in a hit and run incident earlier this week as 48 year old Griselda Lopez Garcia, a 48-year-old female. 

Monday morning, Amarillo police received a call about an unidentified woman being struck on I-40. The accident occurred sometime during the night or early morning and the woman was found by a highway construction worker when he came in to work this morning. 

I-40 was shut down to one lane eastbound around I-40 and Whitaker for several hours while the Amarillo Police Traffic Investigation unit worked the scene. The vehicle involved in this incident has not been identified.  

If anyone has any information about this incident, we ask you to contact the Amarillo Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at 806-378-4251.  Information can also be given anonymously to Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400. 

You can also make a tip online at or download the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 tips mobile app to make a tip there.  

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