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Lansing, Michigan firefighter killed in intentional hit-and-run, police say 

LANSING, MI -- Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman died after a hit-and-run driver intentionally ran him over while he was collecting funds at a "fill the boot" event to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, police said.

"We believe that this was not an accident and that the actions of this individual were intentional," Lansing Police Chief Michael Yankowski said.

Firefighters were collecting donations at Jolly Road and Cedar Street in south Lansing when Rodeman was struck. Police were dispatched to the scene at 3:40 p.m.

At 6:30 p.m., Rodeman was pronounced dead.

A 22-year-old man was apprehended in connection with the incident after a car chase, a foot chase and a struggle with police. Police are holding h

Added: Sep-11-2015 Occurred On: Sep-11-2015
By: Detroit Iron
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Tags: Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman, hit-and-run driver
Location: Lansing, Michigan, United States (load item map)
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