OPP release video of car involved in suspected hit-and-run near Smiths Falls that killed Steven Tate

A still from a video of what police believe to be the vehicle involved in the suspected hit-and-run.

Lanark County OPP have provided new details on a suspected hit and run fatality near Smiths Falls.

“You could help us resolve this case,” reads a post to X by police.

On Nov. 8, 2023, Steven Tate of Montague Township was found deceased adjacent to Highway 15 after being reported missing days earlier.

Investigators have released video, as well as still images of a vehicle that police believe to be responsible for Tate’s death. The video shows a dark coloured hatchback or sedan, believed to be a Mazda, which would have had damage to the front passenger side.

Anyone who recognizes the car, or who has seen a potential match with the damage described above anytime after 8 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2023, is asked to call Lanark OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Ref #E231493903. To remain anonymous, call Lanark County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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