HARVEY, Ill. (CBS) — A man was arrested and charged Wednesday with leaving a man dead in a hit-and-run in Harvey last fall.
David Martin, 26, of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, was charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and failing to stop at a stop sign in the Nov. 9 incident in the 15000 block of South Hoyne Avenue.READ MORE: Local Vaccination Sites Begin Administering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12 To 15 Thursday; Some Sites Extend Hours
Harvey police said Martin was traveling south on Hoyne Avenue at 150th Street when he blew through a stop sign and hit Laval J. White on the driver’s side front door.READ MORE: Dive-In Prayer Service For End Of Ramadan Being Held At Aurora's Fox Valley Mall
Martin and an unidentified passenger ran off, police said.
White was pronounced dead at Ingalls Hospital, police said.MORE NEWS: Homeowners In Unincorporated Subdivision Fear Scheme Is Afoot For Elk Grove Village To Take Their Property; Lawmakers Deny It
Police did not indicate how they found Martin and identified him as the driver.