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65-year-old killed in hit-and-run: Milwaukee police

William John Holmes
Posted at 7:08 AM, Mar 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 14:33:00-05

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department said they are investigating a deadly hit and run.

Officials said the incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Saturday in the 4900 block of Hampton Avenue. A 65-year-old man was hit by an unknown vehicle and police say the driver did not remain on the scene.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office's investigation report released Monday identifies the victim as William John Holmes.

William John Holmes
William John Holmes

After he was hit by the vehicle, Holmes was brought to Froedtert Hospital, where he underwent hours of treatment. But doctors eventually placed him on comfort measures because he could not be saved, according to the report.

Officers with MPD are now searching for unknown suspects. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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