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Man Dies After Being Intentionally Hit With Car

A man is dead after a driver deliberately hit him in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.

Thursday, Renee Torres, 25, was killed by an unidentified man after he purposefully drove on the sidewalk to hit him.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office said Torres was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the driver and another person ran from the scene, abandoning the car, which had been reported stolen.

The Chicago Tribune reported the incident appeared to have been gang-related.

Officers are still investigating.