Fatal hit and run on South Side

May 5, 2008 1:10:38 PM PDT
Police have made an arrest in a deadly hit and run accident on the South Side early Sunday morning.John Barnes, 36, was struck by a car near East 85th Street and South Stony Island Avenue at approximately 4 a.m. and was pronounced dead at University of Chicago medical.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, but witnesses were able to provide police with a license plate number.

The driver was in police custody Sunday night, but no charges had been filed.