WESTLAND, MI – A Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit and run accident in Hines Park late this morning.
Hines Drive near Inkster Road remains closed at this time while the investigation continues into the accident that took the life of Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Lee Smith. Smith was off duty and was out jogging at the time of the incident.
Lee Smith was hit by a dark colored SUV and dragged a short distance by that car. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are looking for a dark colored SUV with front end damage.
No further information is available at this time.