ISP looking for help in hit and run crash at I-69 rest stop

DEKALB CO., Ind (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police are hoping the public can help them find answers in a hit-and-run crash that caused $20,000 in damage to the rest area off I-69 in DeKalb County.

On March 18, between the hours of midnight and 8:00 a.m., ISP say a passenger vehicle struck a ground-based transformer and power meter before leaving the scene.

Investigators found a piece of the vehicle at the scene and say it belongs to a Chevrolet. Police think it could be from an Avalanche, Silverado, or Suburban – between model years 2003 and 2007.

They are asking anyone with information to come forward.

Indiana State Police with the Fort Wayne Post released the following:

Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in their attempt to identify and locate a possible suspect vehicle. Motorists that may have driven through the rest park during that specified timeframe and witnessed the incident, or anyone that may have observed a similar vehicle which is either currently missing, or recently had replaced the front air deflector, that information may prove helpful in solving this case.

Anyone with information that may help detectives further their investigation is asked to call Master Trooper Bryan Rumple at the Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post main line (260)432-8661 (option 8) or send an email to [email protected].