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Police renew appeals over crash
Bill Hendry and Abby the dog
Mr Hendry had been walking Abby when he was hit
Police investigating the case of a man knocked down and killed by a car which failed to stop in North Yorkshire are hoping for new information a year on.

Detectives and the family of Bill Hendry, 75, will reappeal for vital clues to solve the fatal hit-and-run on Stockwell Lane in Knaresborough.

Tuesday marks the first anniversary since Mr Hendry was hit by the unknown car while walking his dog, Abby.

Police released CCTV images of witnesses but nobody came forward.

We are struggling to come to terms with what has happened
Bill Hendry's family

Crimestoppers also offered a 1,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of the driver who fled the scene.

Mr Hendry lived in Halfpenny Lane, around the corner from where the accident happened.

At the time of the accident Mr Hendry's relatives, said: "Bill was a lovely, caring family man and we are struggling to come to terms with what has happened."

Now as his family prepare to mark a year since Mr Hendry's, acting Det Insp Andy Horne said the driver must "do the right thing" and hand him or herself in.

Throughout the 12 month investigation North Yorkshire Police have maintained that the person responsible would be aware that they struck a pedestrian.



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