UPDATE: Elkhart County pedestrian struck and killed by pickup truck in Simonton Lake area

(Photo supplied/Elkhart Truth)

Update: The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Timothy Mabry.

A pedestrian walking along the road in Elkhart County was killed when he was hit by a pickup truck.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department responded to C.R. 11 north of Aqua Dr. in the Simonton Lake area at around 5:50 a.m. Thursday, according to a press release.

Officers say the pickup was headed southbound on County Road 11 when the driver tried to pass another car, but veered off and hit a pedestrian who was walking along the east side of the road. The driver of the pickup didn’t stop and instead continued on.

Investigators are looking for a Chevy pickup with damage to a front headlight and a side mirror.

Anyone with information about this crash, the vehicle involved, or the driver, should contact the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department at 574-533-4151 or by submitting a tip to its webpage or Facebook pages.

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