UPDATE 6:44 p.m.
Mobile Police have identified the victim of the hit and run as 70-year-old Gerhard Greulich Jr.
UPDATE 11/6/2017 2:45 p.m.
Mobile Police describe the vehicle as a metallic red Ford Mustang convertible, possibly a 2005-2009 model. The car would have front-end damage that might include a missing grill. The vehicle was last seen traveling north on Bay Shore Avenue.
UPDATE 11/6/2017 7:54 a.m.
According to an official close to the investigation the victim in Sunday night’s hit and run has died. The victim’s name hasn’t been released but we are told he was 70-years-old. No word yet on a suspect or vehicle description. An official says they are looking to see if security cameras may have captured the incident.
MOBILE, AL (WKRG) Mobile Police are investigating a hit and run on Bay Shore Avenue near Spring Hill Avenue.
Witnesses tell News 5 a man was crossing Bay Shore Ave. around 10:45 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle. The man was dragged behind the vehicle as the driver took off, according to witnesses.
The witnesses say the man had bought a cup of coffee and a pack of cigarettes just before the accident happened.
The victim was loaded into an ambulance and rushed to the hospital. His name has not been released.
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