Man charged in fatal Batavia hit-and-run

Man struck and killed walking dog
July 30, 2009 7:21:28 AM PDT
A suspect has been charged after a man walking his dog was hit and killed by a speeding car in west suburban Batavia. The driver, 24-year-old Edward Cook, is charged with aggravated DUI, reckless homicide, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and several other charges.

Police say Cook drove up on the sidewalk Wednesday morning and hit 57-year-old David Long.

Investigators say Cook fled the scene on foot but was later taken into custody.


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