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Man in his 60s struck and killed by hit-and-run vehicle in Lake Forest

This Ford F-150 pickup truck struck and killed a pedestrian near North Mayflower Road and Rosemary Road in Lake Forest on Thursday. | Provided photo.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a pickup truck that struck and killed a man in his 60s in Lake Forest and fled the scene.

The Lake Forest Police Department and Lake Forest Fire Department responded around 10:47 a.m. Thursday to 500 block of North Mayflower Road for a report of a vehicle crash.

Officers found a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle near the intersection of North Mayflower Road and Rosemary Road.

The suspect vehicle, identified as a white two-door Ford F-150 pickup truck, fled the scene southbound on Mayflower Road.

Lake Forest Police Department Sgt. Kevin Zelk said the victim was a male in his 60s. He died as a result of his injuries.

The mirror was recovered from a Ford F-150 pickup truck that struck and killed a pedestrian near North Mayflower Road and Rosemary Road in Lake Forest on Thursday. | Provided photo.

The truck’s passenger-side mirror fell off during the impact and landed on the grass alongside the road, Zelk said.

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“We are asking for the public’s help in locating the offending truck & driver,” police said.

Officers obtained photos from a residential surveillance camera that show the truck near the scene of the crime.

Anyone with information about the truck or its driver is asked to contact Lake Forest Police Department Detective Mark Long at 847-810-3964 or email him at LongM@CityofLakeForest.com.


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