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Hazel Park police ask for public's help after fatal hit-and-run near Woodward Heights and John R.

Posted: 10:22 AM, Oct 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-04 18:00:28Z

The Hazel Park Police Department is asking for the public's help after a fatal hit-and-run accident near John R. and Woodward Heights.

According to police, a 54-year-old resident was riding his bicycle when he was struck by a dark-colored SUV around 11 p.m. Monday.

The vehicle drove away from the scene. Witnesses tell police the victim was attempting to cross John R. when he was hit. They stayed with the victim, but lost track of the SUV which traveled north on John R.

The victim was taken to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

If you have any information, contact Hazel Park Police at 248-542-6161.