Woman, 65, killed in Jefferson Park hit-and-run crash, Chicago police say

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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Woman killed in Jefferson Park hit-and-run: CPD
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Chicago police said a tan Jeep hit the woman and kept going.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 65-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run Friday night in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood on the city's Northwest Side, according to CPD.

Chicago police said the woman was crossing the street in the 4900-block of North Milwaukee Avenue just after 10:45 p.m. when a tan Jeep traveling north hit her.

The driver did not stop, and continued driving north, police said.

The woman suffered head injuries and was taken to Lutheran General Hospital, where she later died, according to CPD.

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No one was in custody early Sunday, and the woman had not yet been publicly identified.

Area Five detectives are investigating.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC 7 Chicago for updates.