Man killed in Dolton hit-and-run

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Dolton police are investigating a hit and run at Sibley Blvd. and Evers Ave. at 2:15am Saturday morning. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash Saturday morning in south suburban Dolton.

Phillip Willis, 57, was walking at the intersection of Sibley Boulevard and Evers Avenue about 2:15 a.m. when a vehicle struck him and then fled, Dolton police and the Lake County Coroner’s Office in Indiana said. He was knocked across the intersection.

Willis, who lived in Dolton, was taken to Franciscan Health in Hammond, Indiana, where he was pronounced dead at 2:38 a.m., according to the coroner’s office.

Dolton Police were investigating the crash.

Emergency responders work the scene of a hit and run at Sibley Blvd and Evers Ave at 2:15am Saturday morning. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Emergency responders work the scene of a hit and run at Sibley Blvd and Evers Ave at 2:15am Saturday morning. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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