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One Dead in Hit and Run

A fight early Saturday near Cedar Hall Community School in Evansville escalated into a fatal hit  and run incident. Police are still looking for the suspect. 

According to a release, it happened about 3:20 am Saturday. Evansville police were called to a fight and a hit and run accident. Several people, including the victim and the hit and run suspect, were involved in a fight in the 1300 block of Florence Street, which is about two blocks from Cedar Hall Community School.

When officers arrived, they found the victim, who had multiple injuries. Their preliminary investigation determined that he was standing in the street when a small, white SUV ran him over. Thirty nine year old Patrick Levell Adams was taken to a local hospital, but later died of his injuries.

Information was provided to officers, but they were not able to locate the suspect or the vehicle involved in the hit and run. The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Evansville Police Adult Investigations Unit at 812.436.7979.