This morning at approximately 2:16 a.m. Beaumont Police responded to an auto pedestrian accident in the 2600 block of Franklin. When Officers arrived they found the victim not responsive in the roadway with injuries caused from a vehicle. The vehicle, an older truck with front end damage fled eastbound on Franklin after striking the victim. The victim was identified as Phillip Duke Grey, age 51.

Beaumont Police Traffic Division responsed to take over the investigation as it still continues. The Beaumont Police Department is asking for the communities help in identifying the suspect vehicle. If you have any information, please contact the police department at 409-832-1234 or Crime stoppers of southeast Texas at 409-833-TIPS(8477).