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Man charged in fatal hit-and-run on Near North Side

Kyle Hawkins. (Chicago police)

A man from west suburban Broadview has been charged in a hit-and-run that left a 23-year-old man dead last Sunday on the Near North Side, Chicago police said.

Police said Kyle Hawkins, 26, turned himself into police and admitted being the driver of a white Jeep SUV who hit a man walking in a crosswalk in the 800-block of North LaSalle

The victim was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he died a short time later, police said. He was identified as Phillip Levato, of Chicago, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

Hawkins was taken into custody without incident and charged with failure to report an accident resulting in death.
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