Elderly man killed in Humboldt Park hit-and-run

April 4, 2011 5:00:51 AM PDT
Charges are pending against a driver arrested in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 75-year old West Side man Friday night.

The victim, identified as 75-year-old Robert Deters, was crossing the intersection the 1600-block of North Kimball Avenue just after 8 p.m. Friday when he was struck by a car that fled after hitting him.

Deters was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police say the driver and the vehicle were located in the 4700-block of West Washington Boulevard.

The vehicle had a cracked windshield.

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