Clinton County authorities arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run

Published: Aug. 12, 2023 at 7:41 AM EDT
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CLINTON COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) - The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office arrested the suspect involved in Friday night’s fatal hit and run.

Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a fatal hit-and-run crash on W. Grand River Highway West of S. Hinman Rd. in Eagle Township just after 11 p.m. on Aug. 11.

Upon arrival, officers found a man in the roadway who was pronounced deceased at the scene. Through witness statements and preliminary investigation, a car traveling westbound struck an electric scooter, also traveling westbound, and then fled the scene.

The deceased male, a 30-year-old who resided in Eagle Township, was riding a scooter with illuminated lights and wearing a reflective traffic vest on the westbound shoulder where he was struck. Deputies were able to obtain vehicle part information from on-scene evidence and determined the suspect’s car is described as the following:

  • 2007 Ford Edge
  • Unknown color at this time
  • Missing a driver side view mirror with front end damage
  • Missing driver’s side fog light assembly

The driver of the Ford was arrested just after 4 p.m. Sunday.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Clinton County Central Dispatch 989-224-6792 or the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office 989-224-5200

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