There was a fatal “hit & run” accident that led to the death of a pedestrian on Tuesday afternoon (November 7, 2017) in Zion.
According to Zion Police, the accident happened as a pedestrian was walking in the 200 block of Lewis Avenue at approximately 5:00 p.m. At that time she was struck by a northbound vehicle.
The pedestrian was identified as Latatia Shepard, 47, of Zion.
An excerpt regarding the accident, from the November 9 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Zion woman struck by vehicle, killed in hit-and-run“:
An autopsy Wednesday showed Shepard died of multiple traumatic injuries from being hit by the vehicle, according to Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper.
Those with information concerning this fatal hit & run accident are asked to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872- 8000 or the Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the November 9 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Woman fatally struck by hit-and-run vehicle in Zion.”
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