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Driver Hit And Killed Man, Took Off In Chatham, Police Say

The hit-and-run happened Monday night in the 400 block of East 79th Street, police said.

A driver hit and killed a man Monday at 449 E. 79th St., police said.
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CHICAGO — Police are looking for a driver who killed a man Monday night in a hit-and-run in Chatham.

At 9:30 p.m., the driver hit a 59-year-old man who was crossing the street at 449 E. 79th St., police said. The driver took off, going west on 79th Street and went north on King Drive.

The driver didn’t stop or try to help the man, who was pronounced dead at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

The man was identified as Eric Ray, of suburban Bolingbrook, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The driver was in a tan 2000-2006 Chevrolet Tahoe, police said. It had a sunroof, tinted windows and blacked-out rims. It had damage to its front, driver-side bumper, grill and hood.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 312-745-4521.

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