Police seek hit-and-run SUV driver

Herald Staff Writer

JASPER — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver whose SUV obliterated a mailbox east of Jasper overnight.

Deputies were notified early today that a mailbox and paper box were destroyed and vehicle parts were scattered in the victims’  yard along the Jasper-Dubois Road east of County Road 190N.

The vehicle is thought to have been a 2005 to 2007 Ford Escape. Police said it should have extensive damage to its passenger-side headlight assembly. The passenger-side mirror should also be missing.

Anyone with information that could further the investigation is asked to call the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department at 482-3522. Callers may remain anonymous.

Contact Bill Powell at bpowell@dcherald.com.

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