Illinois State Police (ISP) is still investigating a hit and run, which occurred Dec. 31 on Butler Street killing Jackie D. Laird, 48, of Metropolis.

According to ISP, an unknown white passenger vehicle was traveling south on Butler Street and struck Laird, who was walking on the street. He was transported by ambulance to Massac Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

As of press time, the make and model of the white passenger vehicle that struck Laird was unknown.

Anyone with information pertaining to the crash is asked to contact ISP District 22 at 618-845-3740.

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