Man found in Armada Twp. ditch was hit-and-run victim

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Michigan State Police say the 21-year-old Kimball Township man found in a ditch in Armada Township died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run.

Jacob Lee Brand was found dead Saturday around 11:35 a.m. in the 23000 block of Bordman Road near North Avenue. Police say Brand’s death resulted from being hit by a car.

The driver of the car did not stop, police said. Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the vehicle involved, and its driver, who is believed to have fled the scene heading eastbound on Bordman.

Tipsters can contact Michigan State Police at (855) 642-4847, or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at (800) SPEAK-UP.

jdickson@detroitnews.com