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Police: Vehicle found from fatal hit-and-run in Zion

The Zion Police Department announced on Monday that they found the vehicle involved in the fatal hit and run crash on October 21.

The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire Department responded at 1:00 a.m. on October 21 to a report of a car that struck two pedestrians near Green Bay Road and 9th Street in Zion.

Officials said that the crash happened south of 9th Street on Green Bay Road near the Stonebridge development.

When authorities arrived they found two pedestrians who had been hit by a car. One of the pedestrians was killed and the other was injured.

The pedestrian who was killed was identified as Randall Lee Harrison Jr., 19, of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The other pedestrian who was injured was transported to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan and has since been released.

Police identified the car as a silver or grey Chrysler Sebring convertible with front-end damage. The driver, a male white, pulled off near Green Bay Road and Route 173, put the top up to the car, and removed evidence of the crime from his vehicle, police said.

Police are trying to find this silver or grey Chrysler Sebring convertible
Police are trying to find this silver or grey Chrysler Sebring convertible

On Monday, the Zion Police Department announced that they found the suspect vehicle but have not yet found the driver of the vehicle. Police would not comment on any other details as the investigation is still ongoing.

The Zion Police Department is asking that the public contact them at 847-872-8000 if they recognize the vehicle or driver, were a witness to the accident, or a witness to the driver’s attempt to conceal the crime.


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