Police seek suspect in hit-and-run that killed teen

Memphis police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run that killed 15-year old Marvin Pirtle Friday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., the teen was riding a bicycle in the curb lane heading east on Chelsea when the vehicle struck him and left the scene.

According to witnesses, a green pickup truck, possibly a GMC model, was also traveling east on Chelsea. It failed to stop after striking Pirtle.

The young victim was transported to The Med, where he later died.

If you have information that can lead to an arrest, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.