Coroner identifies person hit by sheriff’s vehicle

(WISH Photo/ Nina Criscuolo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Marion County Coroner has identified the person hit by a sheriff’s vehicle Thursday night as 64-year-old Daniel Hanley.

The accident happened in the 5200 block of Madison Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Thursday.

The driver of the van was heading southbound on Madison Avenue when he hit a pedestrian.  Investigators confirmed that Hanley was hit by another vehicle before he was struck by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office van.

The coroner has ruled Hanley’s death an accident.

Investigators do not believe alcohol or speed were contributing factors in the crash.

Investigators are asking the community to help them find a potential suspect, suspect vehicle or witness.

Anyone with information is urged to call Hit & Run Detectives at 317-327-6549 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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