Veteran, 55, dead in Detroit hit-and-run

Posted at 10:00 PM, Dec 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 22:00:36-05

DETROIT (WXYZ/CNN)  - Military veteran Ron Wordlaw, 55, was visiting a barber shop on Saturday when he was hit and killed by a car. 

His grieving family is asking for the community’s help in identifying the driver in the fatal hit-and-run.

Th accident took place about 7 p.m., WXYZ reports, when Wordlaw was trying to cross the street.  He was hit by a turquoise Mustang Convertible, video shows. The car fled the scene. 

He was a beloved husband and father, his family said.  “He was just the life of the family. It's very hard right now,” sister Cleo Wordlaw told WXYZ on Wednesday.

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