Driver in custody after pedestrian killed

July 13, 2013 2:33:00 PM PDT
A 22-year-old Oak Park man was killed early Saturday morning after being struck by car as he was crossing Harlem Avenue at Jackson.

The car then took off, but police stopped it within minutes of the crash. The driver was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.

The victim, who name is being withheld until family is notified, was crossing with two friends around 3 a.m. when he was hit. His companions were not injured.

Charges have not yet been filed.


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