Henderson authorities seeking hit-and-run driver

DPS troopers and Henderson County Sheriffs are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed 18 year old Shane Alan Walker on US 175 just east of Poyner in Henderson County.

They're offering a cash reward of $1,000 to anyone who can proved information, and callers may remain anonymous.

Walker, of Athens, was walking west on 175 near HCR 4404 when he was struck by an unknown vehicle and thrown into the eastbound lane where he then was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the second car, a Jacksonville woman, stopped and stayed with Walker until help arrived.

Authorities believe that the vehicle that struck Walker the first time may have been an 18 wheeler.

If you have any information on this case, please call CrimeStoppers at 903-675-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-545-TIPS (8477). Callers wishing to remain anonymous should ONLY call the 1-800 number.

Cathryn Khalil / ckhalil@kltv.com