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