A man died in a hit-and-run accident in Chatham

According to police, a grey SUV struck the 59-year-old man in the 400 block of East 79th Street.

On Monday night in Chatham, a hit-and-run accident claimed the life of a man.

Around 9:20 p.m., Eric Ray, 59, was struck by a dark SUV when he was crossing the roadway in the 400 block of East 79th Street, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The driver ran off.

Ray was brought to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where doctors declared him dead, according to the police.

The Major Accidents division of CPD was looking into it.

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