Pedestrian killed in Lincoln Park hit-and-run, Chicago police say

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Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Pedestrian killed  in North Side hit-and-run: CPD
Chicago police said a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash that happened near North Ashland Avenue and West Diversey Parkway on Sunday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A victim struck in a hit-and-run crash on the North Side died from his injuries, Chicago police said.

A 40-year-old Roscoe Village man was in the crosswalk when he was struck by a white SUV speeding south in the 2700-block of North Ashland Avenue at about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday, police said.

The man was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where he later died, police said. He has been identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as Jason Kardish.

The driver of the SUV did not stop at the scene, and police released a surveillance image of the wanted vehicle, a white, four-door 2009-2014 Nissan Murano with a moon roof that has front-end damage consisting of but not limited to a damaged hood and missing Nissan front-end grill.

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Area Three detectives are investigating. Anyone who recognizes the vehicle is asked to call police.

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