Chicago, IL – Karl Hall Dies in Hit-and-Run on Halsted St

Chicago, IL (May 16, 2024) – On Wednesday night, a hit-and-run accident on the city’s Near West Side claimed the life of a man. The incident occurred on the 1300 block of South Halsted Street at around 7:15 p.m. The victim, according to Chicago police, was hit by a car that fled the scene of the accident.

Chicago, IL - Karl Hall Dies in Hit-and-Run on Halsted St

The man was crossing the street when he was hit by the back tires of a plain white van without any markings, per the witness report of a worker at a neighboring shop. The witness said employees also saw the incident and ran outside to assist.

The man was transferred to Stroger Hospital and declared deceased. The Medical Examiner’s Office later identified the victim as 44-year-old Karl Hall. Detectives with the Chicago Police Department are handling the investigation and have not released any additional details.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her loved ones.

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