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NEAR WEST SIDE, Chicago - Police are investigating the hit-and-run death of a man on the Near West Side this morning as a homicide, authorities said Sunday afternoon.

Around 5:15 a.m. this morning on the first block of N. Ogden Avenue, police said a 22-year-old man was walking south on the sidewalk near Union Park on the city's Near West Side.

According to police, a dark-colored sedan struck the man while he was walking on the sidewalk, killing him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no one is in custody. Area Three Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident and noted that they are indeed investigating the incident as a homicide.

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