Man found dead on Mesquite street

Mesquite police are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a car.

A woman reported finding his body on Sam Houston Road at St. Augustine Drive early Wednesday morning.

Police identified him as 39-year-old Charlie Robinson, Jr. or Mesquite.

The driver who hit him never stopped to help.

The suspect's vehicle likely now has front end or hood damage, police said.

Family members said Robinson had recently gotten engaged and was trying to turn his life around.

He leaves behind four children and two grand children.