Illinois State Police District 10 is seeking a suspect involved in a what could have been a hit and run early Sunday morning in Oakland. At around 6:14 Sunday morning, ISP District 10 was called to assist the Oakland Police Department in the investigation of deceased male found in the road on Danville Road at E. Blevins Street. The ISP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit and Zone 5 Investigations were also called to assist in the investigation.
The victim has been identified as 42 year old Michael Shane Hoskinson, of Oakland. An autopsy was performed on Hoskinson on Monday in Champaign County. The ISP is investigating the incident as a possible hit and run crash.
The suspect’s vehicle may have driver’s side damage, possible hood damage, and broken driver’s side headlights. Based on large headlight fragments on scene, authorities suspect that a 2009-2012 sport utility vehicle could have been involved, most likely a Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, or GMC Acadia.
Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to contact ISP District 10 at 217-867-2050.