Charges filed against driver in fatal hit-and-run

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CHICAGO -- A man has been charged with first degree murder in  a fatal hit-and-run that started with a police chase.

Curtis Pugh charged with fatal hit-and-run

Police said 22-year-old Curtis Pugh of Matteson, Ill., was the driver of the grey Nissan rental car that hit two people.

Police tried to stop the car just before 6 p.m. Thursday evening for a narcotics investigation, but the car sped off.

Officers chased the car until it got off the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway.

The driver kept going and hit two people walking near 79th Street and Lafayette Avenue.

55-year-old Julia Callaway was fatally hit

Julia Callaway, 55, was on her way to pick up her 2-year-old granddaughter from daycare when she was hit and killed.

A 30-year-old man was also hit, but is okay.

Three people inside the car tried to run off but were taken into custody.

Pugh was denied bond on Sunday.

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