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Authorities looking for driver in fatal hit-and-run near Lombard

A Ford F-250 struck the person crossing the street just after midnight Friday, authorities said.

Police released this photo of a Ford F-250 wanted in connection with an Aug. 30, 2019, fatal hit-and-run.
Police are looking for a person driving a white Ford F-250 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run Aug. 30, 2019.
DuPage County sheriff’s office

Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run that killed a male Friday near west suburban Lombard.

The person was struck just after midnight Friday as he was crossing the street at the intersection of Illinois Route 38 and Addison Avenue near Lombard, the DuPage County sheriff’s office said. Witnesses told investigators they saw a male driving the white Ford F-250 pickup truck with yellow lights that hit him.

The driver of the Ford drove off eastbound on Route 38, the sheriff’s office said.

The male, who hasn’t been identified, later died at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (630) 407-2400.

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