Suspect Information Needed to Solve Westside Fatal Hit and Run [Video]

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a fatal hit and run accident that took place on the city’s west side.

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at approximately 3:25 a.m. in the 8000 block of W. 8 Mile Rd. A 58 year old male victim was struck by a dark colored 2015/2016 Ford F150 Pick-up truck as he exited the front door of the restaurant. It was reported that the victim and the suspect got into a verbal altercation while inside of the restaurant.

As the victim exited the restaurant the driver of the Ford F150 deliberately collided with the victim and then proceeded to flee the location heading eastbound on 8 Mile. Suspect Description: black male, mid 40’s, light complex, 6 feet 4 inches, 400 lbs. Last seen wearing a white T-shirt and white shorts, driving a 2015/2016 Ford F150.

If anyone recognizes this vehicle or has any information pertaining to this incident, please contact Detroit Police Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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