Zion police investigating fatal hit-and-run

By Sarah Zoellick
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 11/8/2017 6:42 PM

Zion police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened there Tuesday evening.

The Lake County coroner's office identified the victim as 47-year-old Latatia Shepard of Zion, according to police.

Police said a vehicle traveling north struck and fatally injured Shepard on the 2200 block of Lewis Avenue. A passing driver reported the incident at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday, but police said it is unclear when exactly it happened.

The Zion Police Department is asking any witnesses of the incident or erratic driving on Lewis Avenue around 5 p.m. Tuesday to come forward.

Anyone with information can call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.


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