The preliminary investigation reveals the driver of a Ford Mustang was headed eastbound on McKendree Road. For reasons which remain unclear, the driver lost control, left the roadway, and struck a utility pole. The deceased front passenger was ejected from the vehicle. A rear passenger was also seriously injured and transported to a local hospital. The driver was seen running from the car after the crash. Investigators are now searching for an African American man, approximately 20 years old, 5’9” and 180 pounds.