UPDATE: Fatal Hit and Run on South Bend’s South Side

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("Police Line / Police Tape" by Tony Webster, CC BY 2.0)

Police in South Bend continue to investigate a fatal hit and run crash that killed a man on the city’s south side.

The man was riding a bicycle when he was hit, around 3 AM Wednesday morning. The crash happened on Ireland Rd. just east of Keria Trail.

The victim, 23 year-old Uriah Scofield, was found deceased in the road lying next to the bicycle. The road was closed for several hours as the Fatal Alcohol Crash Team investigated the scene.

Police say Scofield was riding westbound when he was struck from behind by a vehicle that left the scene. Investigators are looking for a white Volkswagen, and anyone with information is asked to call South Bend Police.

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