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Ross hit-and-run victim identified, cops seek help finding driver |

Ross hit-and-run victim identified, cops seek help finding driver

| Monday, December 18, 2017 8:39 a.m.
In a Facebook post, the Philly Pretzel Factory in Ross says this image captures a white vehicle, a 2008 or 2009 Subaru Legacy, (seen on the road in the background) that hit and killed the father of one of their employees on Babcock Boulevard on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2018.

Ross police are seeking the public’s help to locate the driver of a vehicle that left the scene of a fatal crash in Ross on Sunday evening.

The mishap occurred shortly before 7 p.m. as a man was crossing the 2300 block of Babcock Boulevard near Shenanigans Bar & Grille and the Philly Pretzel Factory, police said.

The victim, Michael Menner, 50, of Glenshaw, was pronounced dead at Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police say the vehicle that struck and killed Menner is a white 2008 or 2009 Subaru Legacy.

The car has damage to the front passenger side with parts missing around the fog lamps. Surveillance video also shows the vehicle traveling on McKnight Road shortly after the crash, according to investigators.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about the vehicle is asked to call Ross police at 412-931-9070.

In a Facebook post, the Philly Pretzel Factory said the person who died was the father of one of their employees.

“This is the most despicable thing that could possibly happen to any family a week before Christmas,” the post said.

Staff writer Brian C. Rittmeyer contributed to this report. Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-772-6368 or or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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