A 56 year old man is dead following a hit and run crash involving a motorcycle and a car. Tommy Joe Reeves, of Orange, was killed when his motorcycle was struck from behind by a Nissan Xterra. Reeves was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened at about 1:45 am, on IH-10 E. and FM 1136, in Orange County.

Troopers say the 2013-2015 Xterra struck the motorcycle from behind then fled the scene. A driver noticed the wreckage and called police to notify them of the Accident. The interstate was closed down while crews cleared the scene.

They are asking for the public’s help. They say the SUV will likely have extensive front end damage, particularly to the right side.