• Sep 2, 2010
Police in Windsor, Ontario are attempting to determine the type of vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run recently. Kyle Peters, a 15-year-old, was struck while riding his bicycle on Country Road 34. After being admitted to the hospital in critical condition, Peters died from his injuries the following morning. According to The Toronto Star, Peters was hit somewhere between roads 21 and 37 and was struck at around 9 p.m. A single piece of fiberglass was recovered from the scene, measuring 11 inches by 16 inches.

So far, police have been unable to identify the vehicle that struck Peters. Law enforcement is welcoming any tips related to vehicles with missing pieces of fender in the area. Likewise, police are seeking help identifying the vehicle based on the piece of bodywork as well. Do you recognize the fiberglass piece above? Take your best guess in 'Comments' and be sure to note that anyone with information on the accident can contact the Leamington Police Department via their website. Thanks for the tip, Dan!

*Update: The Toronto Star is reporting that Peter Martens Schmitt, 18, has been arrested in connection with this incident and charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident, criminal negligence causing death and dangerous driving causing death. He was driving an older model Audi.

[Source: The Toronto Star]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      Looks A LOT like a B5 Audi RS4 front bumper replica. That would make sense that its fiberglass/ carbon fiber, as it would an aftermarket part/retrofit for any North American car.
      • 4 Years Ago
      If this were CSI: Miami they'd have some nifty computer program that would search a huge database to find the matching vehicle.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Its threads like this where people with NO FRIGGING CLUE should not be allowed to post. Every car having fiberglass bumper covers?? Charger SRT8 FIBERGLASS engine covers? Someone thought it looked like a HOOD?

      Give your heads a shake morons!!

      • 4 Years Ago
      I don't live far from where this happened. I hope the person(s) turn themselves in. It is very sad to hear about this. I also heard on the radio that the kid was a car enthusiast.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Well 9 PM is not that late for a 15 year old.
        • 4 Years Ago
        I don't know how it is up in Canada, but down here in the states, we have to share the roads with cyclists, day or night. The kid that nailed Peters is 100% at fault, no matter how mollycoddled you think kids should be, Spiel. What if he hit a car parked on the side of the road? Would that not be his fault, or would it be the fault of the owner? Stop trying to put blame on people who do not deserve it.

        Peter Schmitt hit this kid and drove away knowing full well what he had done. Because of that, Kyle Peters is dead.
        • 4 Years Ago
        • 4 Years Ago
        It should be, he's still a child at 15.
        • 4 Years Ago
        why you guys downvoting speil?

        He's using the same stupid logic of blaming the victim the rest of you idiots use constantly.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Give me a bloody break, a 15 year old is a child by all means and if you think otherwise and can comfort yourself knowing your child is out in the dark on a bike while you're laying on the couch, then good for you, but I would never have the heart to do it nor would I forgive myself if anything happened to my child (God forbid).

        How quick the simple minded person lets his emotions lead him astray. Everyone will point to blame the 18 year old kid in the car where in reality he might have not been able to control the outcome because he didn't see the 15 year old child on the bike since it was dark. Where he is to blame is for not stopping, helping the child and taking responsibility immediately.
        • 4 Years Ago
        This is a very sad event, God rest his soul.

        As a father, all I can say is what the hell is a 15 year old boy doing riding his bike at 9:00 at night? I don't want to add to the parent's misery, I'm sure they're going through enough, but the blame falls on them as well.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Definitly aftermarket. Looks like a right rear quarter panel (shape of the wheel opening and surface is too curved to be off the front.) And a cheap one at that (poor surface development) Judging by the lack of paint I would guess this is coming from a teenagers modded Civic or a some V6 Mustang. There are so many ill fitting and badly concieved kits out there who knows what they have attached it to, it could have been on a pickup truck.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I thought that piece looked familiar, I was just shopping for a custom front bumper for my A4 a few days ago. The picture here is actually up side down. It is a piece of a front right side bumper corner. I think the police should be looking for an Audi A4 1996-2001.

      Here're the links for full pictures:

      http://www.carbodykits.com/images/T/96-97-98-99-00-01-Audi-A4-B5-RS4-style-front-bumper-for-1996-2001-Audi-A4-B5-G-FLEX-86134-AIT-A496HIRS4FB.jpg

      http://www.nicedeals.co.uk/body-kits/audi/a4-front-bumper-rs4-bk-eu.gif

      Other opinions?
      • 4 Years Ago
      fiberglass? its probably an aftermarket bumper amirite?
      • 4 Years Ago
      I'm thinking that it's part of an aftermarket hood, maybe from a ricer.
        • 4 Years Ago
        that's what I was thinkig. one of those hoods w/ raised vents on the sides and a downward sloping central vent...the kind you would find on tricked lancer for instance. too much realestate above the vents (if rotated 90 deg) for it to be the audi bumper. It would be cut for the lights
      • 4 Years Ago
      "Looks A LOT like a B5 Audi RS4 front bumper replica. That would make sense that its fiberglass/ carbon fiber, as it would an aftermarket part/retrofit for any North American car."

      Agreed, it has the same "venting" commonly seen on RS4 bumper replicas. The general "line" in the bumper is exactly the same as my B5 S4's. I'd say that's the car, a B5 A4/S4
      • 4 Years Ago
      Corvette uses Fiberglass
      • 4 Years Ago
      Those who guessed Audi were correct.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I am 100% positive that is the front bumper corner of an aftermarket fiberglass bumper. It would be the are of bumper where the fender and bumper meet at the 3 oclock position of the front wheel. Looks to be drivers side too.
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