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Man found dead in apartment complex parking lot was struck by motorist

Posted at 6:50 AM, Oct 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 13:28:14-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man found dead Tuesday morning in a parking lot on the south side of Indianapolis had been struck by a motorist, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded after 5 a.m. to a report of an unresponsive person lying outside the Autumn Chase Apartments in the 3600 block of Fairgrove Drive near South Sherman Drive and Stop 11 Road.

They found 49-year-old Jeffrey Carrier, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Wednesday, the coroner's office announced Carrier died after he was struck by a driver.

Police have not released information about a possible suspect in Carrier's death.

WRTV photographer Jonathan Christians contributed to this report.