NILES, Ill. — A man crossing the street was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Niles on Thursday night.
Police said Tadeusz Dec, 55, was crossing the street in the 8600 block of West Golf Road when he was struck by a vehicle.
A witness told police the driver sped away after the crash.
Dec was taken to Advocate General Lutheran Hospital in Park Ridge where he was pronounced dead.
The hit-and-run vehicle is a light-colored SUV with front end damage, according to police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Niles Police at (847) 588-6500.