Man killed in West Town hit-and-run: police

A 25-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run Friday night in West Town.

The man was riding a dirt bike about 9:35 p.m. in the 100 block of North Western Avenue when he went through a red light and was struck by a vehicle, Chicago police said.

He was transported to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t yet released details on the death.

The driver of the vehicle didn’t stop after striking the man and fled west on Washington Boulevard, according to police.

No one is in custody as Major Accident Unit detectives investigate.

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