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KCPD releases photo of suspect in deadly hit-and-run at bus stop

Victim identified
Posted: 10:42 AM, Jun 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-13 11:42:46-04
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police on Thursday released a photo of the suspect they are looking for in a deadly hit-and-run.

Police are seeking Nicholas S. Hammond in connection to the crash that happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at the bus stop near 67th Street and Troost Avenue.

Police said a gray Chevrolet Impala veered off the road and into the bus enclosure, where a man had been sitting on a bench. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The victim has been identified as 59-year-old Mark Hovey, of Kansas City, Missouri.

Police said Hammond should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you see him, do not approach him, but rather call 911.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477, or Det. Richardson of the Traffic Investigation Section at 816-482-8192.

KCATA said a new shelter should be completed by the middle of next week.