A 59-year-old Battle Creek man was killed in a two vehicle hit and run accident while attempting to cross Dickman Road on foot.

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run pedestrian collision that occurred in the City of Springfield. On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at approximately 7:31 a.m., deputies were called to a body lying in the street on Dickman Road near Army Street in Springfield.

When deputies with Calhoun County Sheriff's Office arrived they located a white male who had been struck by a motor vehicle. Detectives believe the victim was crossing Dickman Road when he was initially struck by an east-bound vehicle and then struck a second time by a west-bound vehicle. Both vehicles left the scene.

A portion of Dickman Road remained closed until late in the morning while the incident was investigated.

The victim is a 59 year old Battle Creek resident. Detectives are seeking the assistance from the public to help locate the vehicles involved in the collision. If anyone has any information regarding the incident please contact Calhoun County Sheriff’s Detectives at 269-781-0880 or Silent Observer at 269-781-9700.

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