Man Killed in Hit and Run Accident

Police need your help tonight after a deadly hit and run accident in South Bend.

It happened just before eight o'clock last night in the 34-hundred block of Edison near Manchester.

Police tell us a van hit a man who was crossing the road, but did not stop after the accident.

The victim 50-year old William Bennett, Jr. was treated at an area hospital, where he later died.

Police say the suspect was driving a white General Motors work-type van with possibly a ladder on top.

The van should have front end damage from the accident, a missing turn signal and white paint missing.

If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call South Bend police.

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