1 dead after hit-and-run in Madison Heights

Victim was 54-year-old man

Victim was a man in his 50's.
Victim was a man in his 50's.

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – Madison Heights police are investigating a hit-and-run on Dequindre Road near Jenifer Street that killed a 54-year-old man.

The victim was found lying in the south-bound lane of Dequindre Road about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Multiple people stopped to block traffic until first responders arrived, according to the Madison Heights Police Department.

The victim was seen asking for money prior to the incident and is suspected of being homeless, according to the MHPD.

Police urge the driver, and anyone with information regarding the incident, to contact the department at 248-582-2100.