Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run on I-75 in Detroit

DETROIT – Police are searching for the driver of a Dodge Challenger that fatally struck a motorcyclist early Tuesday morning on southbound I-75 in Detroit.

Michigan State Police said the vehicle struck the motorcyclist about 1:30 a.m. The Challenger’s driver and a passenger both fled the area. Police are searching for them.

The southbound side of I-75 was closed for several hours at 7 Mile Road as police investigated. It has since reopened for traffic.

No other information is available at this time.