Woman charged in fatal West Side hit-and-run

July 12, 2011 3:35:06 PM PDT
Police charged a 22-year-old driver who allegedly left the scene after her car struck a pedestrian on the city's West Side early Sunday.

The pedestrian died. Police say David Bunch, 49, was waiting for a bus near Jackson and Homan early Sunday when he was struck by a car. Bunch was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.

Police say Ashley Johnson, 22, of the 3200-block of West Jackson Boulevard, turned herself in. She is charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death, driving without a license, and not exercising due care to a pedestrian in roadway.

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