Deadly Chicago hit-and-run accident, police search for van

On Friday evening there was a fatal pedestrian accident in Chicago and police are asking for help in finding a hit and run driver. The Chicago Breaking News Center is reporting that the van vs. Chicago pedestrian accident occurred in the Calumet Heights neighborhood around 9:15 p.m.

A 24 year old pedestrian was hit crossing the street at 9100 S. Stony Island. The driver that hit him fled the scene in a red or burgundy Chevy conversion van that has a gray stripe on the side of it. The driver is reportedly an African American male in his 20s.

The pedestrian victim, who was a Chicago resident, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and pronounced dead a short time later.

Anyone with information related to the accident is asked to immediately call the Chicago Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.

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