1 year later, $10K reward for info in CMU student’s death

Billboard campaign aims to solve the 2015 fatal hit-and-run of Ryan Tsatsos. (Oct. 30, 2016/Courtesy Crime Stoppers)

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (WOOD) — One year after the death of a Central Michigan University freshman killed near campus, officials are increasing the reward for information leading to an arrest.

Ryan Tsatsos, 17, was walking with friends back to his residence hall early on Nov. 1 when he was hit by a vehicle that didn’t stop.

Tsatsos, who is from the Detroit suburb of Macomb Township, died at the scene.

A friend told police she had been walking with Tsatsos, who pushed her out of the way of the vehicle.

Crime stoppers is offering up to $2,500 cash reward and the Tsatsos family has raised $7,500 for a total of $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case.

Michigan State Police believe the car that hit Tsatsos was a dark metallic blue color.