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Police release photo of suspect vehicle in fatal hit-and-run in Frederick

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Posted at 1:57 PM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 14:00:11-05

FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick Police have released a photo of a vehicle believed to be involved in a fatal hit-and-run from December.

The crash happened at about 8:45 p.m. on December 18 in the unit block of Hillcrest Drive. Police said bystanders found the victim, 58-year-old Richard Shelton, on the side of the road suffering from obvious trauma.

He was taken to an area hospital where he died.

Shelton was reportedly walking toward a bus stop to head to his job at the Walmart on Route 85.

RELATED: Frederick Police think man walking to bus stop for work was killed in hit and run

The vehicle police are searching for is a red or maroon SUV or minivan, possibly one of the following models below:

  • 1997-2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette
  • 1997-2000 Pontiac Trans Sport
  • 1997-2005 Chevrolet Venture
  • 1999-2009 Pontiac Montana
  • 2005-2007 Buick Terraza
  • 2005-2009 Chevrolet Uplander

Anyone with information about the crash should call police at 301-600-2102, call the Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text Crime Tips at 240-674-TIPS (8477) or email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.