Authorities release name of 66-year-old killed in Washington Park hit-and-run crash

The crash happened March 25 in the 100 block of East 51st Street, Chicago police said.

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A person was fatally struck by a vehicle March 25, 2021, in Washington Park.

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Authorities released the name of a 66-year-old man killed in a hit-and-run crash in March in Washington Park on the South Side.

He was identified as Wayman A. Haynes of Bronzeville by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was struck by a blue Lincoln MKS about 7:35 p.m. March 25 while he crossed the street in the 100 block of East 51st Street, Chicago police said. He died on the scene and an autopsy ruled his death an accident.

The driver, a man who appeared to be in his 20s, got out of the Lincoln and ran from the scene with a slight limp, leaving his car behind, police said. He was wearing a black and blue jacket with reflective letters, police said. No arrest has been announced.

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