Florida man killed by hit-and-run driver on I-96 in Detroit

Michigan State Police say a body found along the shoulder of I-96 in Detroit early Tuesday was the victim of a hit-and-run.

Police learned about the body on the eastbound side of the road near Schaefer around 6:20 a.m. When they arrived, they found the body of a 59-year-old Fruitland Park, Fla. man next to the road on the local lanes. The driver who hit him fled the scene, and police have not provided a possible suspect vehicle description. 

The freeway was closed for hours for an investigation, and as of 9:15 a.m., remained closed at Southfield as troopers continue to gather evidence. 

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