Birmingham Police Seek Driver Who Fatally Struck Pedestrian on Woodward

Birmingham Police Seek Driver Who Fatally Struck Pedestrian on Woodward

(Birmingham Police, Aug. 8, 2020)

Birmingham, MI – The Birmingham Police Dept. is investigating a fatal hit and run crash that occurred at Woodward and Forest.

On Aug. 8, 2020 around 1:50am a 40 year old man from Southfield was crossing Woodward near Forest in the City of Birmingham. The pedestrian was not utilizing a nearby crosswalk. A northbound vehicle struck the pedestrian, briefly stopped, then fled the scene eastbound on Maple from Woodward.

Investigators believe the suspect vehicle to be a 2013-2017 Chevrolet Traverse, dark or maroon in color. The vehicle will have moderate left front-end damage.

The Birmingham Police Department was assisted by the SE Oakland County Crash Investigating Team comprising Auburn Hills, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Clawson, and Troy Police Departments.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the Birmingham PD at 248-530-1870 or Detective Simpson at 248-530-1770.

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