Vehicle sought in fatal hit-and-run crash

Investigators in Brighton are asking for help from the public in locating a vehicle that fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash which killed a pedestrian in Brighton on Wednesday, September 19, at about 7:30 p.m.

The victim, later identified as 62-year-old Michael Steven Maes of Brighton, was crossing Bridge St. near 6th Avenue when he was struck by a light-colored sedan travelling in the westbound lanes. The vehicle that struck Maes fled the area without stopping to render aid, but is believed be a light-colored, possibly white, 4-door sedan with heavy damage to the front- end, hood, and windshield. Maes was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, or has information about the vehicle or driver involved, is asked to call (303) 655-8740.