Man dies in hit-and-run

May 16, 2009 (CHICAGO) It happened early Saturday in the East Lakeview neighborhood near Belmont and Lake Shore Drive.

The victim has been identified as Joseph Lapalme of West Blumfield, Michigan. Police say the 24-year-old was attempting to cross to the other side of Lake Shore Drive when he was hit by a small, red car.

The right, front end of the vehicle struck the man and continued driving.

No one was in custody Saturday evening.

Police are investigating the deadly accident.

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