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Fri July 6, 2012
Marquette hit-and-run victim dies
MARQUETTE, MI-- Marquette Police say one of two people involved in a hit-and-run accident in the city on Wednesday has died.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of South Front and Genesee Streets. Officers say Bryan Lachapell, 39, and Karin Lachapell, 42,—both of Marquette—were crossing Front when they were struck by a southbound vehicle. Both were taken to Marquette General Hospital, where Karin Lachapell was pronounced dead. Bryan Lachapell remains hospitalized in stable condition.
Officials are asking the public for help in identifying the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call the Marquette Police Department at 228-0400.