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IMPD seeks help in fatal hit-and-run investigation

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Hit-and-run detectives are looking for what is believed to be a 2006-2012 black Dodge Nitro, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

The vehicle is possibly connected to a fatal hit-and-run. The vehicle sustained damage to the lower front end from the collision.

Just before 6 a.m. July 23, IMPD officers were dispatched to the 7700 block of North Shadeland Avenue in reference to a personal injury accident.

Officers found that a man had been struck by a vehicle, and the vehicle was not on the scene at the time of police arrival. IMPD nor the Marion County Coroner’s Office have named the man who died. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services arrived to the scene and took the man to an area hospital, where he died.

If able to locate a vehicle matching the description, contact the IMPD Crash Investigations Office at 317-327-6549 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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