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San Angelo skateboarder fatally struck by driver

SAN ANGELO, Texas — San Angelo police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a skateboarder was fatally struck.

Police say 21-year-old Joe Carlos Lopez of San Angelo was struck and killed early Sunday morning.

Police were dispatched to the scene at 2:30 a.m. after getting a report of an unconscious person in the roadway. Officers spoke with a passer-by who had seen the skateboard in the road and the body nearby.

Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evidence at the scene suggests the suspect vehicle may be a pickup or sport utility vehicle with damage to the headlight area.

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