Person fleeing hit and run fatally struck, closing down I-696 in Warren

- A fatal crash has closed I-696 east bound at Mound in Warren Monday night.

Michigan State Police says that a person fleeing a suspected hit and run crash was struck by a vehicle running across the freeway. 

No further information about the circumstances of the crash which happened about 7:30 p.m., or the earlier hit and run which happened on the west bound side, is available as of yet.

The victim's identity has not been released.

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