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Hit and Run Victim Identified; Police Still Searching for Suspect


Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal hit and run in Evansville. 

The Vanderburgh County Coroner identified the victim as 63-year-old John D. Knight.

An autopsy indicated Knight died from multiple blunt force trauma. 

Police are still looking for a suspect in the crash that happened shortly after midnight Sunday in the 1000 block of North Fulton.

The EPD said witnesses described seeing a light colored car driving south on Fulton that hit Knight, who was on foot.

The driver continued south on Fulton.

Anyone with more information on the incident is asked to call the EPD at 812-436-7979.