TAYLOR, Mich. (WJBK) - One of the victims in the hit-and-run accident in Taylor over the weekend was taken off life support early Tuesday morning, a family member confirmed to FOX 2.
Police had been looking for the driver, but the search may be over after a person with knowledge of the accident came into the Taylor Police Department Monday. You can read more about that here.
The accident happened Saturday night in the area of Beech Daly and Van Born. Police believe the moped went through a stop sign and was hit by a pick up truck. The truck was going west on Joan Street.
The crash appeared to be a horrible accident but could now be considered a crime since the driver left the scene. Police have released surveillance video from a nearby building that captured footage of the white, early 2000s model F-150, which is believed to be the truck involved in the accident. The truck should have damage to the right passenger side near the rear tire.
The teens on the moped have been identified as Austin McCumber and Martin Jamie. McCumber's family says doctors told them organs donated from his body will help approximately 40 people live.
Jamie has been treated and was released from the hospital Sunday. McCumber went to Kennedy High School and Jamie goes to Truman.
Anyone with information on the accident or the driver of the truck should contact the Taylor Police at 734-287-6611.