UPDATE: Man Killed In Hit & Run Crash Near The Mission Street Br - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Man Killed In Hit & Run Crash Near The Mission Street Bridge

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: On February 9, 2014, at approximately 8:45 pm Spokane Police Patrol officers responded to an auto/pedestrian collision near the intersection of Mission and South Riverton. Upon arrival they found a pedestrian deceased in the roadway.

A witness observed a gold or tan “Jeep” type SUV hit the male as he was crossing Mission. The vehicle did not stop after the collision. The witness also indicated that several other vehicles also hit the man.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. The Spokane County Medical will release the identity of the victim and the official cause of death.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision and ask that anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has additional information to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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SPOKANE, Wash. Spokane Police officers are looking for a gold-colored SUV that hit and killed a man Sunday night near the Mission Street Bridge. Police responded to
Mission and South Riverton at about 8:30pm.

Witnesses saw the SUV driving away.
The man killed has not been identified. If you know anything that can help police call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.
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