Name of fatal hit and run crash victim released

(PORT HURON TOWNSHIP) — The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the hit and run victim that was found early Sunday morning in Port Huron Township. Sheriff Tim Donnellon says 34-year old Michael Cope of Avoca was struck and killed on Griswold Road, west of Michigan Road around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Deputies say the vehicle that struck Cope was traveling west on Griswold and left the scene of the crash. The Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit and Detective Bureau is working on the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities immediately.