Utah Crime Solvers is assisting Salt Lake police in locating the hit-and-run driver whose car struck and killed a South Salt Lake man the morning of Sept. 6.

Leon C. Kinder, 42, was on his way home from his dairy plant job about 6 a.m. when his car ran out of gas. Kinder's car was westbound on 13th South near 56th West. While apparently trying to flag down passing motorists for help in the northbound lanes, a car struck and killed him almost instantly.Anyone with information about this hit-and-run is urged to call Crime Solvers, 964-2255 or 1-800-972-2255. A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect.

Editor's Note: The Deseret News, in cooperation with the Utah Council for Crime Prevention, publishes weekly accounts of unsolved crimes as part of a statewide program called Crime Solvers. Readers with information about the "Crime of the Week," or any other unsolved crime, are invited to call Crime Solvers at 964-CALL or 1-800-972-CALL. Information is then passed on to local police. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered by the council for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the criminals involved. It is not necessary to give your name.