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Man killed in apparent hit-and-run near Humboldt Park

A man was found dead on a Humboldt Park neighborhood street late Friday, the apparent victim of a hit-and-run accident, police said.

About 11:10 p.m. the man was found unresponsive on the street on the 1500 block of North Spaulding Ave., according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

The man looks to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident, Alfaro said, citing preliminary reports. The victim, whose identity was not yet known but is believed to be in his 40s, was pronounced dead on the scene at 11:24 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the man’s death.

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