Woman struck by 2 vehicles in fatal South Austin hit-and-run, Chicago police say

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
Woman struck by 2 vehicles in fatal South Austin hit-and-run, Chicago police say
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A pedestrian has died after being struck by 2 vehicles in a hit-and-run crash in the 5000 block of West Washington Boulevard, Chicago Police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 25-year-old woman was killed Friday after she was struck by two vehicles in a hit-and-run in Chicago's Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

A white SUV was traveling westbound in the 5000-block of West Washington Boulevard around 5:45 p.m. when it struck a black sedan that was headed eastbound on the same street, Chicago police said. Both vehicles then struck the woman who was crossing the street, police said.

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Both vehicles then fled the scene.

The woman was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, officials said.

Police are investigating.

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