Police continue to seek information in 2006 hit-and-run that killed off-duty Carmel High School officer

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Carmel police are hoping someone knows something about a hit-and-run crash that killed an off-duty Carmel High School police officer in 2006.

The incident occurred on July 20, 2006 at 10:28 p.m. at 96th Street and Meridian Street. Witnesses told police a small, black 2-door sports car with a rear spoiler hit a motorcyclist.

Photo provided by Crime Stoppers

The car pulled over to the side of the road before fleeing north on Meridian Street, according to witnesses.

Carmel High School police officer Ronald Obsitnick was pronounced dead at the scene. Carmel police say the investigation is still active and anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).

You can submit a tip anonymously and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Tips can also be submitted online here.

The PSA video above was created by Ball State students studying criminal justice.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.