Police identify man killed after hit-and-run crash in Shelby County

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SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. – Shelby County authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Monday night.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene in 9500 block of South State Road 9 around 9:55 p.m.

When they arrived, they found the male victim deceased due to massive trauma. Police identified him Tuesday as 20-year-old Joshua Nathan Turner of Shelbyville. Police said Turner fell from a moving vehicle and was then struck by a passing vehicle going northbound.

Deputies do not have a description of the vehicle that struck him, but they say it appears it was traveling northbound from the scene.

Anyone with information about this accident is asked to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department at 317-398-6661.

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