Dil Chainey Death – Obituary, Dallas Hit-and-Run Victim Was Watching New Year’s Eve Fireworks

By | January 5, 2022

Dil Chainey Death – Obituary – Dallas police have identified the man who was hit by a car and killed while watching fireworks on New Year’s Eve.

Police believe 57-year-old Dil Chainey got out of his car to watch the fireworks in Deep Ellum, east of Downtown Dallas.

He was hit by a pickup truck that was going the wrong way on Commerce Street with no headlines on. The driver didn’t stop.

Dil Chainey Death – Obituary, Dallas Hit-and-Run Victim Was Watching New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Police released a photo of the truck – a 2017 Ford F-150 with the Texas license plate MWL-6627. Anyone with information about the vehicle should contact the Dallas Police Department.

Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $5,000 for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment in the case. Tipsters can call 214-373-TIPS.