Burkburnett hit and run lands one man behind bars

Burkburnett hit and run lands one man behind bars

BURKBURNETT, TX (KAUZ) - One man is behind bars following a hit and run in Burkburnett Tuesday morning.

Just after midnight, Burkburnett police responded to the 300 block of Hayworth Street.

Witnesses told police a dark-colored truck hit a fence and a gas meter on the property and left the scene.

Police were able to track down the Ford F-150 and the driver a short time later, several blocks away from the incident.

Police say a 29-year-old man now faces hit and run charges.

The investigation is ongoing, but police tell us they do believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.