Wood County authorities are asking for help in searching for information on a hit and run accident that occurred around 8:17 last night in the Mineola area. More after the jump.

Police are looking for a 2008 or newer model Chevrolet Avalanche.  The vehicle is white with black trim and 20 inch stock rims.  The vehicle should have damage to the front end and/or right front quarter panel.  The vehicle was last seen on Highway 69 in Mineola.

Officials have released information about the victim, 15 year old Jacob Mikal Burrell of Mineola.  Jacob was pronounced dead at 10:30pm last night.  Jacob was walking along highway 69 in Mineola just a half mile north of Loop 564.  Officials are continuing to investigate the crash.

Anyone with information on this vehicle should call the Wood County Sheriff’s Department at 903-763-2201.