Motorcyclist killed in hit and run

Police: Driver of SUV took off

Matthew Smith, Good Morning El Paso Weekend Anchor / Reporter
POSTED: 02:12 AM MDT Sep 29, 2013    UPDATED: 11:12 AM MDT Sep 30, 2013 
EL PASO, Texas -

El Paso police are looking for the person they say is responsible for a deadly hit and run.

A man on a motorcycle was hit and killed Saturday evening in Northeast El Paso.

According to witnesses, a dark SUV made a U-turn in front of the motorcycle near the intersection at Dyer and Hondo Pass. The man on the motorcycle ran into the side of the SUV. The driver of the SUV never stopped.

Witnesses say the wreck occurred a few minutes before 10 p.m.

The name of the motorcyclist is not being released at this time. Police are working to notify his family

Anyone with information about the driver of the SUV is urged to contact the El Paso police department.