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Police seek Hyundai in hit-and-run that killed Bridgeport artist

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Carissa Hinz, 21. Carissa Hinz, 21.
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police on Tuesday said they are looking for a maroon Hyundai Sonata that fatally struck a woman in a Bridgeport hit-and-run last week on the South Side.

The car struck the woman -- identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office as 21-year-old Carissa Hinz -- about 11 p.m. June 14 in the 3200 block of South Morgan Street, police said.

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Hinz, of the 3300 block of South Lowe Avenue, was dead on the scene, authorities said. An autopsy determined Hinz died from multiple injuries from a vehicle striking a pedestrian and the death was ruled an accident, according to the medical examiner's office.

On Tuesday, police said investigators are looking for a maroon Hyundai Sonta sedan last seen speeding south on Morgan Street. The driver was a Hispanic man in his 20s and the car had two other occupants.

The police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating.

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