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UPDATE: Man’s Death on Bicycle Trail Likely ‘Hit and Run’

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Bike trail in Granite City, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Bike trail in Granite City, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

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GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) - Granite City Police say a man’s death along a bicycle trail is likely a “hit-and-run” case.

Detectives say the body of 35-year-old Jack Hoppe of the 2500 block of State Street was found around 6 a.m. Friday near Terminal Avenue.

They think he was struck sometime after 9:40 p.m Thursday.

Granite City Police wish to speak to anyone who might’ve seen the incident. (618-877-6111)

Earlier this morning, police said the Madison County coroner’s office would perform an autopsy.

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