Man killed in Mount Prospect hit-and-run identified

SHARE Man killed in Mount Prospect hit-and-run identified
SHARE Man killed in Mount Prospect hit-and-run identified

A man killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night in northwest suburban Mount Prospect has been identified.

About 8:15 p.m., a 46-year-old Arlington Heights man was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Algonquin Road east of Briarwood Drive, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police.

Jose F. Gonzalez-Navarette, of the 1100 block of East Arlington Road, was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said the vehicle may be dark-colored with front-end damage.

The Major Case Assistance Team’s Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is assisting Mount Prospect police with the investigation.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact police at (847) 870-5656. Individuals can make anonymous tips by calling (847) 590-7867 or texting “MPPD plus your tip” to 274637. A $1,000 reward is offered for any information leading to an arrest and prosecution.

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