Hit-and-run claims life of Azle man

APD police continue searching for suspect

By Chris Agee

According to Azle police reports, a pedestrian died after being struck by a passing vehicle in the 1200 block of State Highway 199.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Donald Buerger, 35, of Azle.

The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 17 and Buerger was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police received reports of the crash and responded to the location to find a vehicle in the median of the highway and its driver standing nearby.


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