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Police identify man following fatal hit and run in Davenport

Published: Jan. 18, 2021 at 8:46 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2021 at 4:41 PM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A Rock Island man has been identified after a fatal hit-and-run in Davenport Monday night.

Davenport Police confirmed with TV6 a man now identified as 60-year-old Eric L. Johnson, of Rock Island, had been hit by a vehicle near the 1900 block of N. Washington Street and was dragged to the 2600 block of N. Fillmore Lane. It happened just before 7:10 p.m.

As of 8:30 p.m., Officers had closed W. Central Park Avenue between Marquette Street and Sturdevant Street to traffic.

Johnson was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver left the scene of the accident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Davenport Police at 563-326-6125. You can also submit an anonymous tip via the “P3 Tips” mobile app or submit an online tip at “qccrimestoppers.com”.

This is a developing story. TV6 will update you when more information is available.

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