Driver wanted for Detroit hit-and-run crash that killed 28-year-old man

Vehicle of wanted driver located

The driver who struck the victim was in what has been described as a 2006 gray or silver Dodge Durango. (Detroit Police Department)

DETROIT – Police are asking for assistance in locating the driver responsible for a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened Monday at 10:55 p.m. in the area of East 8 Mile Road and Russell.

According to police, at around that time the 28-year-old victim was standing next to his vehicle when an unknown driver in a gray or silver 2006 Dodge Durango struck him while traveling on East 8 Mile Road.

The driver of the Durango never stopped after hitting the victim. Police say the vehicle was last seen traveling south on Schoenherr and making a left onto Bringard Drive traveling east.

As of Monday afternoon police had located the vehicle, but were still in search of the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Fatal Squad Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.


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