Police: Man killed in hit-and-run crash in Logan Square

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Thursday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the North Side, police said.

A 2005 Chrysler 300 was traveling north in the 2500 block of North Western when the driver blew through a red light and struck a 1994 Mazda, according to Chicago Police.

The driver of the Mazda, a man thought to be in his 40s, was pronounce dead at the scene, police said. He was the only occupant of the car. The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the fatality.

The driver of the Chrysler left the vehicle behind and ran away after the crash.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.

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