Axtell: Police identify hit-and-run victim found dead in highway median

The body was found at around 8:30 a.m. Monday. (Photo by John Carroll)
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AXTELL, Texas (KWTX) Authorities have identified the victim of a hit-and-run accident who was found dead on the median of a local highway Monday morning.

Sgt. Ryan Howard says the victim is Michael Coleman, 52, of Mt. Calm.

Coleman's body was found around 8:30 a.m. Monday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 84 and State Highway 31 just northeast of Waco.

Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is still active.

Further details weren't immediately available.