MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police in Mankato are asking the public for help after an 88-year-old man died Wednesday morning in a suspected hit-and-run.

The Mankato Police Department says the victim, 88-year-old William A. Maher, was found dead in the street at about 1:30 a.m. on the 600 block of East Main Street.

mankato hit and run Mankato Police: Man, 88, Killed In Suspected Hit And Run

Pieces of the suspect vehicle left at the scene (credit: Mankato Police)

The suspect’s vehicle is a Jeep Cherokee with a light gray or silver plastic grill, with a model year that’s likely between 1999 and 2004.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on the man’s death to call 911 or Mankato Police at 507-387-8725.