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Rock Island County coroner identifies man killed in Moline hit-and-run

Autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday
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Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 4:43 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2020 at 8:25 AM CDT
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson identified the man killed in a hit-and-run crash in Moline early Tuesday as 20-year-old Abrham G. Eneyew.

Originally from Ethiopia, Eneyew is a student at Black Hawk College, Gustafson said. An autopsy will be conducted Wednesday morning.

At 12:26 a.m. Tuesday, a Moline officer on patrol in the 3600 block of eastbound John Deere Road located Eneyew lying in the roadway.

Police said the preliminary investigation showed he was walking eastbound on John Deere Road when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle, which then left the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Moline Police Department Traffic Unit. Police ask anyone with information on this traffic fatality to contact the Moline Police Department’s traffic Investigations at 309-5242210 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500 or use the free mobile app P3 Tips.

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