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Detroit police seek hit-and-run driver who killed 34-year-old man walking in street

Police say driver was speeding on Morang Avenue

DETROIT – Detroit police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a 34-year-old man who was walking in the street on the city's east side.

Police said the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 18000 block of Morang Avenue.

The man was walking in the middle of the street when he was struck by a driver in a red vehicle, police said. The vehicle was traveling south on Morang Avenue from Seven Mile Road at a high speed, according to authorities.

Officials said the man was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, but later died.

Anyone who recognizes the vehicle in the video above is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Callers can remain anonymous.

Here is additional surveillance video of the suspect vehicle:


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