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Sheriff's Office Seeks information on Fatal Hit and Run

An Algonquin man was killed in a crash early Monday.

Sheriff's Office Seeks information on Fatal Hit and Run

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help after a 22-year-old Algonquin man was killed in a hit and run crash on East Main Street near Cary early Monday. 

John D. Fennessy, of 609 S. Hubbard Street, was pronounced dead at the scene by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, according to a McHenry County Sheriff's Office press releae. 

McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren said that Fennessy was walking at about 3:29 a.m. Oct. 1, in the 600 block of East Main Street, west of Newbold Road, in unincorporated Algonquin Township.

A car traveling eastbound on East Main Street struck Fennessy while he was walking in the roadway, and the car fled the scene, Nygren said.

A second vehicle then hit Fennessy, the sheriff's office told the Northwest Herald. The driver was not cited and called officials after the accident, according to the NW Herald. 

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance with locating the offending driver/ vehicle, or anyone who may have witnessed the crash. The car has missing pieces to the headlight, Nygren said.

The Daily Herald reports the sheriff's office does not have description of the car

The traffic crash is under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit. Anyone having information regarding the investigation is asked to call the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office at 815-338-2144, or Crime Stoppers at 800-762-STOP (7867).

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