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Pedestrian killed after being struck by SUV in hit-and-run on Chicago's West Side

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CHICAGO (CBS) – A pedestrian was killed after being hit by an SUV in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Friday night.

Chicago police responded to an auto accident just after 9:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Congress Parkway where a red SUV struck an unaged female. 

Police say the vehicle, possibly a 2011 Dodge Durango with a sunroof, fled the scene heading westbound on Congress Parkway with damage to the front passenger side. The driver did not stop to render aid to the pedestrian. 

The victim suffered trauma to the body and was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say the victim did not appear to be in a crosswalk. 

No arrests were made. 

The Major Accident Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information about this crash to contact this investigative unit at 312-745-4521.    

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