Man Killed In South Side Hit-And-Run

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was killed when a pickup truck struck the vehicle he was driving late Saturday in the Gresham neighborhood.

The 45-year-old man was in a 2000 Cadillac traveling east on West 80th Street that was struck by a red pickup truck traveling on South Peoria Street about 11:55 p.m., according to police.

The Cadillac then struck an unoccupied parked vehicle, police said. The pickup truck fled the scene.

The man identified as — Lincoln Dembry, 45, of 12809 S. Lowe Ave. — was pronounced dead at Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center at 12:36 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Dembry was the driver of the Cadillac, according to the medical examiner.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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