There was a fatal Morton Grove pedestrian accident on Friday (January 4, 2019) evening. This fatal Morton Grove pedestrian accident was a “hit & run” accident, i.e. an accident in which the driver fled the accident scene.
This fatal “hit & run” accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the January 5, 2019 CBS Chicago article (with video) titled “Elderly Man Out For Nightly Walk Killed In Morton Grove Hit-And Run Friday” as well as the January 5 abc7chicago.com article (with video) titled “$10,000 reward offered in fatal Morton Grove hit-and-run…”
The pedestrian was identified as Leonid Belogur, 86. He died after being struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross Shermer Road in Morton Grove at approximately 5 p.m.
The accident remains under investigation by the Morton Grove Police Department with assistance from The Major Crash Assistance Team.
Those with information concerning this fatal Morton Grove pedestrian accident in which the driver fled the accident scene are asked to call the Morton Grove Police Department at (847) 470-5200.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the articles mentioned above.
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