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Police searching for suspect who struck and killed 19-year-old Pleasant Prairie man in Zion

ZION, Ill. (CBS 58) -- The Zion Police Department is currently investigating a fatal hit and run accident that happened early Saturday morning.

A vehicle struck two pedestrians, both adult males, on Green Bay Road south of 9th street shortly before 1 a.m.

One of the pedestrians, a 19-year-old man from Pleasant Prairie, died at the scene.

The other pedestrian was injured but managed to make it to a home in the Stonebridge development and request help. He was later taken to a local hospital and treated and released.

The offending vehicle has been identified as a silver or grey Chrysler Sebring convertible. The driver, a white male wearing a black t-shirt, pulled off of Green Bay Road at State Route 173, put the convertible top up and may have removed evidence of the crime from his vehicle. The vehicle has damage to the left, front end, and hood.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.


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