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Fatal Hit & Run Accident In Joliet

There was an apparent hit & run accident in Joliet on Saturday night (February 22, 2014) that led to the death of a 62-year-old man.

This accident appears to have happened late Saturday night, as Joliet Police received a call just before midnight regarding a man’s body on the road. The man was found on North Center Street near Frank Avenue, and the man was pronounced dead at the accident scene at 1:35 a.m.


The man, identified as Anthony Bausal, of Joliet, was apparently walking home from the Crow’s Nest bar at the time of this hit & run accident.

Neither the driver in this hit & run accident or the vehicle have been identified. Those with information concerning this fatal hit & run accident are asked to call Joliet Police at 815-724-3020; or they can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 24, 2014 The Herald-News article titled “Authorities believe Anthony Bausal was killed by a hit-and-run driver” as well as the February 25, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “Joliet Police Searching For Suspect In Deadly Hit-And-Run.”

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