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Norton Shores Police Department
Monday November 25th, 2019 :: 11:20 a.m. EST


Norton Shores Police release the name of the fatal hit & run crash victim. The identity of the hit &run driver is still unknown.


DATE: November 25, 2019

Reference: Fatal Hit & Run Crash Update

The investigating continues regarding a fatal hit and run crash that occurred on Seaway drive eastbound between Norton ave. and Seminole. The crash occurred at approximately 12:44 a.m. on November 24, 2019.

The victim Francis Houck, 53 yr. who resides in Muskegon Hts was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. The victim was walking east bound on Seaway dr when struck by an unknown vehicle.

Vehicle parts were located near the victim, and investigators are working on identifying a make and model of the fleeing vehicle. The police department is seeking the identity of the driver of the fleeing vehicle and any potential witnesses to the crash.

Anyone with information to assist in the investigation is asked to contact Norton Shores Police Department at 231-733-2691 or Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME.

Norton Shores Police Department
4814 Henry St
Norton Shores, MI 49441

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 231-733-2691

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