Hit & Run Accident In Gurnee, Illinois

There was a Lake County hit & run accident in Gurnee, Illinois early this morning (November 16, 2013.)

The accident happened near the southbound entrance ramp from Washington Street to Route 41.

According to various media sources, police believe that a man was chasing after his dog, that had run off onto the expressway ramp.  He was hit by a vehicle between 3:30 a.m. and 3:44 a.m.  Police arrived at the accident scene at approximately 3:45 a.m., to find the man dead and his dog injured.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the man and his dog did not stop.

The man struck in this hit & run accident has been identified as Timothy Fleming, 31, of Gurnee.  He lived near the accident scene.

Those with information concerning this hit & run accident are asked to call Gurnee police at (847) 599-7000.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 16, 2013 Chicago Tribune article titled “Cops:  Hit-and-run driver sought after man killed, dog injured” as well as the CBS Chicago article of November 16 titled “Gurnee Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run.”


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