Person fatally struck on I-20 in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred sometime this morning along Interstate 20 near Green Oaks Blvd.

At 8:42am, Arlington police received a 9-1-1 report of “matter” on the highway. Emergency responders determined a person had been fatally struck while crossing the highway on foot.

Police believe the driver who first hit the pedestrian fled the scene; thus, they are investigating this incident as a hit and run.

All lanes of westbound I-20 were closed at Highway 287 while APD investigated the crash.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner took possession of the bodily remains and will make positive identification on the deceased person.