Chicago Lawn hit-and-run crash kills 72-year-old woman, police say

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
(Courtesy Chicago police)
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are searching for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 72-year-old woman in the city's Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

The woman was allegedly struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in the 6400-block of South Kedzie Avenue on Jan. 19 around 2:05 p.m. Police said the driver then fled the scene.

The woman died as a result of her injuries.

The vehicle involved in the crash is described as a 1999-2003 Chrysler Town and Country minivan that was possibly tan-colored with windshield damage to the upper passenger side, police said. There also may be damage to the passenger side headlight.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call Chicago police at 312-745-4521.