Michigan State Police trying to solve a fatal hit-and-run accident on a suburban Detroit expressway say the missing driver may not even know anyone died.
Lt. Michael Shaw at the Taylor post says the crash happened about 3:30 a.m. Oct. 3 on the shoulder of Interstate 696 in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills. He says 47-year-old Rodney F. Ross of Novi was on the shoulder of the expressway's eastbound lanes Near Halstead Road when a vehicle struck him.
Ross was hospitalized but died Oct. 13 from his injuries.
Shaw said Thursday that the driver may have been in a medium-duty truck and could be unaware that the vehicle hit a person.
State police ask anyone with information on the hit-run death to call 248-584-5740 or 248-584-5773.
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