1 dead in apparent hit-and-run on Bluff Road

One person died the night of Jan. 9, 2018, in an apparent hit-and-run on the city's southwest side. It happened about 6:23 p.m. on Bluff Road south of Southport Road. (WISH Photo/Kevin Stinson)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person died Tuesday night in an apparent hit-and-run on the city’s southwest side.

Police were dispatched to a report of a person “dead on arrival” at 6:23 p.m. on Bluff Road south of Southport Road, said Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Christopher Wilburn, a public affairs representative. Authorities found a person who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.

The victim has been identified as 61-year-old Dean Stegemoller. The Marion County Coroner’s Office said he died from multiple blunt force trauma.

Hit-and-run and crash investigators said they have no suspect.