Jo Daviess County Police Search for Driver in Deadly Hit and Run Accident

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One person is dead following a hit and run accident in Scales Mound, late Saturday night.

It happened on N. Pea Ridge Road, south of Stagecoach trail after 10 PM.

Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s police tell Eyewitness News that they believe the victim was standing by the vehicle when another vehicle side swiped it. The victim was taken to the hospital where they later died. The vehicle involved in the crash left the scene.

Anyone with information should call Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Department at (815) 777-2141.

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