Funeral Set For Motorcyclist Killed In Hit and Run Accident
Funeral services will be held this weekend for a motorcyclist killed Thursday in a hit and run accident.
The funeral for 55-year-old Monte Wampler will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Ralls. Wampler died Thursday night at UMC from his injuries after a car hit his motorcycle at the intersection of Avenue D and 50th Street.
Police say the driver of the car, 21-year-old Rochelle Ranson, fled the scene and allegedly hit a pedestrian. From that, Ranson apparently hit another car and fled that scene as well.
Ranson is currently in the Lubbock County Jail, but no charges have been filed.
5/9/08 Charges For Double Hit And Run Suspect A Lubbock motorcyclist is dead, and the suspected driver of the car that hit him is in jail. NewsChannel 11's Justin Michaels has been following this story since it broke Thursday night. He has more on the case.