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Police Searching for Driver Who Killed Senior in Chicago Lawn 2 Months Ago

2:00 PM CDT on March 16, 2016

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The 6400 block of South Kedzie, looking south. Image: Google Street View

The Chicago Police Department hasn’t yet apprehended the driver who fatally struck a 73-year-old woman in January and fled the scene.

Still from video footage of the vehicle.

On Tuesday, January 19, at 2:08 p.m., Grazina Siaciuliene, 73, of Poland, was struck by the driver of a minivan on the 6400 block of South Kedzie in Chicago Lawn, the Sun-Times reported yesterday. The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospitalm, where she was pronounced dead at 7:10 p.m. the next day, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The police are seeking a light-colored, possibly tan, 1999-03 Chrysler Town and Country, which was driven by the hit-and-run motorist. The minivan may have damage to the passenger-side headlight and upper passenger-side windshield, police said Tuesday.

Although a photo of the vehicle was released soon after the crash, the police sent out a new bulletin this week. Those with information about the crash can call Major Accidents at 312-745-4521.

Fatality Tracker: 2016 Chicago pedestrian and bicyclist deaths
Pedestrian: 9 (four were hit-and-run crashes)

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