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Man injured in Pembroke Twp pedestrian crash dies in hospital

Publish Date: 2023, 02, 10

PEMBROKE TOWNSHIP, IL – The 46-year-old victim of a January hit-and-run crash that happened in eastern Kankakee County died last week at the hospital, reports Daily Journal.

The accident happened on the evening of January 6th when the victim was walking in the area of 2700 South 13000 East Road. A southbound vehicle struck the pedestrian around 8:20 p.m. before fleeing the scene.

Police are still looking for the driver and vehicle involved in the incident. They believe the car is dark-colored and has damage to the grill area.

Authorities have not yet released the identity of the victim.

Anyone with information or tips to share about the incident can contact the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department.

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