Hit and Run on Pipestone and Milton

On Friday, May 5, 2022 at 2351 Hours, Officers of BHDPS responded to Pipestone and Milton in the City of Benton Harbor to investigate a complaint of a hit and run motor vehicle crash. 
  
Officers responded and found unconscious male laying in the 1000 Block of Pipestone Street.  The male was struck by a black SUV, unknown make and model.  The male was declared deceased and identified as Gary Elsner.  The family was notified of this incident.   
 
BHDPS is seeking any information in regards to the crash that occurred, Friday night.  The suspect vehicle is a Black SUV and there is investigation being done on the vehicle parts that were left at the scene to further identify this vehicle.  The crash reconstruction was completed by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.         
 
Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information about this incident is requested to contact the Tipline at 269-927-0293 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP (7867) or provide information anonymously via the TIP411 app located in your app store.  Search your app store by entering Benton Harbor DPS.   
 
BHDPS was assisted by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office.