By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is dead after being struck by a sport-utility vehicle in a hit-and-run as he crossed busy Archer Avenue in Bridgeport Sunday evening.

At 7:30 p.m. he 59-year-old man was crossing the street when he was hit by a dark-colored sport-utility vehicle in the 3000 block of South Archer Avenue.

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The driver kept going northeast on Archer Avenue.

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The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead.

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The police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff