Deputies seek driver who hit, killed Bangor man

Southwest Michigan

BANGOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in tracking down a hit-and-run driver who left a pedestrian to die.

The incident happened around 7:28 p.m. Wednesday on County Road 378/30th Avenue near 61st Street in Bangor Township, west of Bangor.

Deputies say the pedestrian, a 55-year-old man from Bangor, died at the scene. They’re not releasing his name until relatives are notified.

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The suspect’s vehicle is believed to be a Dodge Journey between the model years of 2010 and 2019. The SUV is light-colored, possibly sliver or light blue with damage to the front driver’s side.

Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to contact the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at 269.657.3101, Crime Stoppers 1.800.342.7867, Silent Observer 269.343.2100 or their local police department. Tips can also be texted to the sheriff’s office by sending a message to “CRIMES” with the keyword of “VBCTIP.”

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