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Man Struck And Killed By Vehicle On State Road 56 East, Police Seek Public's Help
Updated January 11, 2016 7:45 AM
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(SALEM) - The Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on State Road 56 East at Quaker Lane Sunday morning and the Indiana State Police are asking for the public's help

According to ISP Sgt. Jerry Goodin, An autopsy was completed Sunday on the body found at approximately 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning on State Road 56 near Quaker Lane east of Salem.

The man, 70-year-old Mitchell Lovins of Scottsburg, died from massive trauma to his body.

According to police, Lovins was traveling west on State Road 56 when his minivan slid off the roadway.

Police say it appear Lovins left his vehicle and started to walk east on State Road 56 when he was struck by another vehicle.

Police are looking for the vehicle and driver that struck and killed Lovins.

If anyone has information on this hit and run you are encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 1-800-872-6743 or 812-246-5424.

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