Hit and Run (vehicular)

Enfield Police Say They Are Following 'Active Leads' In Hit-Run That Killed Skateboarder

Enfield Police Say They Are Following 'Active Leads' In Hit-Run That Killed Skateboarder

Enfield police are following up on "active leads" related to a fatal hit-and-run fatality on Route 5 early Friday, police said Monday.

Jeremy Mercier, 20, of 33 Parsons Road, was struck by an unknown vehicle in the area of Orbit and Orlando drives. Mercier was on his skateboard, delivering gas to a friend stuck at the Enfield Square mall, when he was hit. He was hit so hard that a gas can he was carrying landed on the other side of the road.

Police received a call about a body on the side of the road, and said the vehicle that hit him apparently was headed north on Route 5.

Mercier had lived with Kenny Hartley and John DeGray...

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