UPDATE: Hit & Run Victim Identified

By: News 10
By: News 10

WILX The victim of a late night fatal hit & run accident has been identified.

Lansing Police announced Wednesday that the victim in Monday evening's hit and run accident has been identified. The victim is Thomas Thelen, a 69 year old resident of Lansing Township.

At around 11:30 PM Monday evening, Thelen was riding a bicycle near Sparrow Hospital, around the intersection of Pennsylvania and Michigan, in Lansing. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

The LPD is attempting to locate a new model, light blue-colored Chevy Cruze which was spotted leaving the scene of the accident, heading eastbound on Michigan Ave.

Investigators are receiving tips and following leads. Persons with information relating to the accident are requested to contact the LPD at (517) 483-4600, or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP (7867). Anonymous text message tips can be sent to 847411. Begin your text with LPD517 then leave your message.


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