Cook County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information on Fatal Hit and Run

Jan 23, 2019Press Release

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian in Leyden Township.

At approximately 2:55 a.m. on Jan. 21, Sheriff’s Police located an unresponsive 37-year-old man with significant trauma in the 2400 block of Mannheim Road. The preliminary investigation found that that man had been struck by a vehicle. The vehicle was not located on scene.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he died yesterday from his injuries.

The offending vehicle is believed to a black Nissan Sentra with passenger side damage.

Sheriff Dart asks anyone with information about the driver or the incident to call Sheriff’s Police detectives at 708-865-4896.