Man killed in Chatham hit-and-run crash: Chicago police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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Chicago police said a 59-year-old is dead after a fatal hit-and-run crash on Chicago's South Side Monday night.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash on the city's South Side.

Police said the incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. Monday when 59-year-old Eric Ray was hit near the intersection of 79th Street and MLK Drive in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood. The driver fled the scene after striking the man.

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Ray was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead, according to CPD. Ray is a resident of suburban Bolingbrook, according to the Cook County Medical examiner's office.

Police do not have a suspect in custody. An investigation is underway.