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Saturday, April 22, 2023 11:14

The man died in a hit-and-run on Lake View's DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Chicago police said

CHICAGO (WLS) — A man died after a hit-and-run accident on DuSable Lake Shore Drive late Friday night.

It happened just before 11pm on the northbound line between Diversey and Belmont roads.

Chicago police said the 45-year-old man was standing in a closed lane next to a construction sweeper when the driver of a black sedan hit him and kept going.

The man was not employed by the Illinois Department of Transportation or the City of Chicago, according to police.

The victim died at the scene, investigators said.

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The accident happened in the middle of resurfacing work ongoing along the DuSable Lake Shore ride this weekend.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday evening, the northbound journey is reduced to a single lane between LaSalle Drive and Irving Park Road.

No one has been arrested, and the Chicago Police Department's major accident unit is investigating.

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