Man Killed After Being Struck By Hit-and-Run Driver In Highland Park
A 70-year-old man died after being hit and dragged by a driver who left the Highland Park scene. As of Tuesday, one individual had been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run accident.
The accident occurred at the corner of Avenue 54 and York Boulevard in Highland Park at about 5:50 a.m. The victim was crossing the street when he was struck. The victim was 70-years-old.
The victim was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital in critical condition, where he eventually died.