Thursday, October 28, 2021

Police seek information in fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

Inkster police continue to investigate the death of a pedestrian stuck in the early morning hours of Sept. 7.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident which took place just after 2 a.m. Sept. 7 on Michigan Avenue. According to police reports, Jacob Fountain was crossing East Michigan Avenue when a driver turning onto the road from northbound Middlebelt Road struck and killed him.

The vehicle was described as a dark-colored Ford Flex was reported by witnesses as crossing into Dearborn Heights immediately following the incident.

There is currently a $2,500 reward being offered for information regarding the incident. 

Any information should be submitted to the Inkster police at (313) 520-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-8-SPEAK UP or 1 800