There was a fatal Lake County pedestrian accident Saturday (June 9, 2018) night in Antioch Township. The accident involved a vehicle hitting a man who was walking at the time of the accident. After the collision, the driver left the accident scene (i.e. it was a “hit & run.”)
According to information provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, in a June 10, 2018 media release titled “Fatal Antioch Township Hit-And-Run,” Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the accident scene at approximately 9:30 p.m. The accident happened in the area of West Grass Lake Road and North Sunset Drive.
An excerpt from the media release:
Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and found the male pedestrian on Grass Lake Road (on the north shoulder, approximately 500 feet east of Sunset Drive) critically injured. The man was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where he was pronounced deceased. The driver that struck the man fled the scene in the striking-vehicle, prior to the arrival of Sheriff’s Deputies.
The pedestrian was later identified as Brett Beckett, 52, of Antioch.
The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.
Those with information concerning the driver and/or the crash are asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200 or call Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lake County pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.
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