Waco Texas Car Crash Death of Dennis Roberts – Obituary
57-year-old Dennis Roberts has died in a fatal Waco, Texas hit and run accident when at least 2 cars hit the motorized wheelchair he was operating. It happened at about 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
Police say a Toyota Camry struck Roberts’ wheelchair and dragged it for some distance. That driver fled the scene. A second car hit his wheelchair but the driver remained at the scene.
Roberts was taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest where he was pronounced dead later.
On Monday, August 30, 2021, 41-year-old Orlon Simpson, of Marlin, was identified as the man that struck Roberts and drove off. He was arrested at his home in Marlin.