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News UPDATE: Authorities ID pedestrian killed in Silver Spring hit-and-run

by | Sep 12, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — Authorities have confirmed that the 40-year-old man who was killed in a crash early Monday in Milwaukee’s Silver Spring area was a pedestrian and a victim of a hit-and-run, reports TMJ4.

The fatal incident was reported near the corner of North 64th Street and West Silver Spring Drive, at around 2:30 p.m.

Video footage recovered by investigators show the victim, Deon Moore, appearing to crawl across Silver Spring Drive moments before he was hit by a vehicle, believed to be an SUV.

By the time patrolling police officers arrived on the scene to find the male pedestrian in the westbound lanes, the vehicle had already fled.

Despite life-saving measures administered by the officers, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene, confirmed officials.

At this time, an investigation and search for unknown suspects remain ongoing. The Milwaukee Police Department urges anyone with information to call (414) 935-7360. Those wishing to remain anonymous can also reach Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS, or via the P3 Tips app.

Our compassionate team of Milwaukee pedestrian accident attorneys at Lindner Law, LLC is personally motivated in protecting your family’s right to safe road conditions. If you or a loved one has been hit and injured by a negligent driver, we are ready to help you secure your rightful compensation. Reach out today at 414-488-6870 or online to schedule a free consultation at no obligation.