Man Killed in Hit-And-Run while Walking on Bishop Ford

The man was pronounced dead and the vehicle fled the scene, state police said

Ambulance in the street at night
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A man was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday on the Bishop Ford Freeway near the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side, according to state police.

He was on foot about 10:25 p.m. when he was hit by the vehicle on southbound I-94 near 115th Street, according to Illinois State Police.

The man was pronounced dead and the vehicle fled the scene, state police said. No vehicle description was immediately made available.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the fatality.

It was not immediately clear why the man was walking on the expressway.

All southbound lanes on the expressway were closed for approximately five hours for a police investigation, and re-opened just before 4 a.m., according to state police.

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