5 Year Old Girl Struck and Killed by Hit and Run Driver in Michigan City

Michigan City Police are asking everyone to share this information to help find the perpetrator

July 19, 2017-Michigan City Police say a 5 year old girl succumbed to injuries she recieved after a driver struck her and fled the scene. According to the report, Police were summoned to the 300 block of Broadway Street in Michigan City at 5:51 pm on July 18. “The 5yr old victim (Delaney Klewer) was struck by an unidentified vehicle as she attempted to cross Broadway Street with her sister. . . the suspect vehicle was traveling westbound on Broadway Street when it struck the child and immediately fled the scene” the report states. 5 year old Delaney Klewer was transported to St. Anthony Hospital in LaPorte where she succumbed to her injuries according to Police. The vehicle is described only as a black or gray SUV, possibly with a spare tire on the outside.

The Michigan City Police Department is urging anyone with information on this crime to contact Lt. Jeff Loniewski at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1008 or Cpl. Steve Alt at Ext. 1045.

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