Coroner Identifies Elderly Man On Motorized Scooter Killed In Hit-And-Run
INDIANAPOLIS -- An elderly man is dead after police say he was struck by a vehicle while he was on a motorized scooter.
The Marion County Coroner's office has identified the man as 72-year-old Roger Roska.
Investigators say Roska was on his scooter in the 2500 block of West Morris Street on the southwest side of Indianapolis around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday when he was hit. Officers say Roska was found lying face down in a puddle on the side of the street. He later died at Eskanazi Hospital.
Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver and vehicle that hit Roska and left the scene without stopping.
If you have any information on this case, call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.
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