Detroit police arrest 1 in connection to double fatal hit-and-run

Man, woman killed Friday night while crossing Meyers near McNichols Road

DETROIT – Detroit police have arrested a person in connection to the hit-and-run which killed two people Friday night.

Wayne Sanders, 56, and an unidentified middle-aged woman both died from their injuries after being struck by a vehicle about 10 p.m. while crossing Meyers at the corner of McNichols Road.

Witnesses say a light colored Pontiac Grand AM was traveling northbound on Meyers when the driver struck both pedestrians. The driver fled.

Police have been searching for the driver of the vehicle.

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