The 23-year-old man was in the crosswalk in the 800-block of North LaSalle Street when he was struck by a white Jeep Compass SUV with Indiana license plate BU3440 at about 4 a.m., police said. The driver continued south on LaSalle Street and did not stop, police said.
The victim was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he died a short time later, police said. He was identified as Phillip Levato, of Chicago, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
No one was in custody Sunday afternoon. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chicago police Major Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521. null