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HIT AND RUN DEATH UNDER INVESTIGATION

HIT AND RUN DEATH  UNDER INVESTIGATION

A man was killed after a hit and run in Lake Hallie.

It was just before 6 on Saturday morning when Lake Hallie Police were dispatched to CTH OO near 30 th Ave. in Lake Hallie for a report of a subject in the ditch who appeared unresponsive. Lake Hallie Police arrived on scene and found 60 year old Dennis Mohr, of Eau Claire deceased after being hit by a vehicle.

Officers located an auto part left on scene from the crash and determined it came from a Hummer H2 SUV and officers were aware of a vehicle matching this description in a nearby neighborhood. They traced it back to 38 year old Christopher Peterson, of Lake Hallie, who admitted to driving the vehicle.

The Chippewa County District Attorney’s Office was contacted, and officers arrested Peterson for Hit and Run and  the crash remains under investigation.

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