On Sunday, September 11, 2022 at approximately 1904 hours, officers responded to the area of
Phillips Ave. and Washington Ave. for a report of someone that was hit by a vehicle. Officers
located a 59 year old male laying in the 2000 block of Washington Ave. The male was deceased
as a result of his injuries. The 59 year old male had just exited his friend’s vehicle and made his
way around to the other side of the vehicle to cross Washington Ave. The friend heard a crash
and then saw his friend in the roadway and a vehicle leaving the area.
The suspect vehicle was later located. It was parked and unoccupied. The operator has yet to be
identified and located. The vehicle was towed. This investigation is ongoing.
Racine Police Traffic Investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may
have about this incident. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine
Police Department Traffic Unit at (262) 635-7816.