Police renew calls for witnesses following Bateman hit and run death

Father-of-three Justin Kickett was found dead on Leach Highway
Father-of-three Justin Kickett was found dead on Leach Highway

Major Crash officers investigating the death of a 42-year-old man, believed to have been struck and killed by a truck on Leach Highway in Bateman earlier this month, continue to seek witnesses to the incident.

No charges have been laid following the death of Justin Kickett.

Officers seized a white Mercedes Benz Actros Cab over Prime Mover they believe hit the man about 12.20am on November 16.

Police said the truck was being examined and a 50-year-old man was assisting with inquiries.

Investigators are working to create a timeline of events before and after the man was struck by the vehicle.

Police have spoken to a number of drivers and been provided dash cam, and CCTV footage.

“Information from those images has revealed a number of other vehicles including trucks that were in the area at the time of the crash that have not yet been identified,” a police spokeswoman said.

Police want to speak to anyone who was driving on Leach Highway near to the Bull Creek station between midnight and 12.20am.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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