Woman, 55, killed in River North hit-and-run

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CHICAGO — Chicago police are looking for a hit-and-run driver that killed a woman and injured another.

The incident happened just after 10 p.m. Monday on Hubbard Street, just East of State, as the woman was standing on the corner waiting to cross the street.

Police said the 55-year-old woman was hit by a silver Ford Explorer, and was dragged for about half a block. The driver did not stop, and the woman died at the scene.

A second victim, a 20-year-old woman, was transported in good condition to Northwestern Hospital. She has been treated and released.

Police hope surveillance in the area will help them find the driver.

Major Accidents and Area Three detectives are investigating.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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