VICKSBURG, Mich. (AP) – Investigators are getting fresh information about the 1983 death of a man who may have been intentionally struck by a vehicle in southwestern Michigan.

Kalamazoo County sheriff’s investigators have said they believe 16-year-old Erik Cross was intentionally struck by a vehicle near Vicksburg. Erik’s father found him on the morning of June 26, 1983, in the road near the family’s home.

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In September, Undersheriff Pali Matyas said detectives learned of an effort to conceal information and deceive detectives and Erik’s family about what happened. Matyas has said investigators were giving anyone involved a final chance to come forward.

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On Monday, Matyas told the Kalamazoo Gazette that the investigation is ongoing and a witness was interviewed last week.

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A candlelight vigil was scheduled for Monday night in Vicksburg.
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