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Published: Sunday, 10/17/2010

Newport, Mich., man, 51, dies after hit-and run


A Newport, Mich., man was killed early Sunday in a hit-and-run in Monroe County.

Anthony J. Stemen, 51, was riding a tricycle on North Monroe Street, north of Nadeau Road, in Frenchtown Township when he was struck from behind by a white Chevrolet Venture minivan, police reported. The vehicle fled the scene.

Mr. Stemen was pronounced dead at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information about the crash to call central dispatch at 734-243-7070 or Deputy Tim George at 734-240-7768.

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