Granite City Police are looking for help from the public following a fatal hit and run accident in the city sometime late Thursday or early Friday. The body of 35 year old Jack Hoppe of the 2500 block of State Street in Granite City was found on the bike trail around 6am Friday and so far police have not found any witnesses.
Hoppe’s body was found on the bike trail about 100 yards north of Victory Drive/Terminal Avenue. Police say they believe Hoppe was walking, and not on a bike, when he was struck. Anyone with information is asked to call Granite City Police at 877-6111.