CHICAGO, IL - A teen was fatally struck by a vehicle in West Chicago on Wednesday evening.

According to a report by WLS, the victim, a 16-year-old from Aurora, was walking in the area of Hawthorne Lane and Wild Ginger Trail when he was hit at about 6 p.m. 

The teen sustained multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The driver involved in the crash fled the scene before authorities arrived. In their ongoing investigation, police executed a search warrant on Wednesday and are currently speaking with an individual who may have information regarding the incident and could be a person of interest.

Our team will provide any additional information via this news blog as it is made publicly available. 

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