DELTA TWP - A hit-and-run accident in Delta Township Sunday night has claimed the life of a local man. The accident happened at about 11:30PM Sunday in front of a restaurant on West Saginaw Highway, east of Canal Road. A statement from the Eaton County Sheriff's office says that the 55-year-old man was walking in the area, when he was struck and killed by an eastbound driver, who fled the scene. The car, a 1999 Buick Regal, was located later by Lansing Township Police. Eaton County Sheriff's Office located and interviewed the registered owner of the car.
No arrest has been made at this time. Sheriff's officials have not released the name of the driver yet, while family continues to be notified. The investigation continues.