Elkhart police release name of Cassopolis Street fatal crash victim

The 72-year-old man died after being struck by a car on Cassopolis Street Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 8:35 a.m.

The Elkhart Police Department has released the name of the man who died after being struck by a car in Elkhart on Saturday, March 22.

Joe Scroggins, 72, of Elkhart, was hit by a car in the 2200 block of Cassopolis Street around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The street was closed between Emerson Drive and Woodlawn Avenue for three hours after the crash, essentially cutting off traffic just south of C.R. 6. Police circled numerous items on the road as possible evidence.

The crash remains under investigation. No charges have been filed so far against the driver.

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