Street Fight Turns Deadly When Man Rams Car Through Combatants

A hit-and-run driver hit three men and another person on Chicago’s South Side early Sunday morning, police said.

A sedan struck four men fighting in the street at 70th and Jeffery. Three men were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead.

Police are still looking for the driver of the sedan that kept driving, following the deadly crash. Two victims have been identified as 27-year-old Devonta Vivetter and 25-year-old Donald Huet.

Video of the Impact shows the vehicle traveling at an extremely high speed.

This video posted on TMZ shows the group in the street at the moment of impact:

Chicago police have not stated what kind of vehicle they are seeking or if the driver of the vehicle has been detained.

At this time is not clear if they were also part of the fight that was taking place.

For more on this story, please consider these sources:

  1. Hit and run Chicago: 3 killed, 1 seriously hurt in Jackson Park Highlands near 71st and Jeffery, officials say  WLS-TV
  2. 3 killed, 1 seriously hurt in South Side hit-and-run, authorities say  ABC 7 Chicago
  3. Chicago Hit & Run Sees Several People Flung Into Air, Left for Dead  TMZ
  4. 4 injured, 3 fatally, after being run over in South Shore  Chicago Sun-Times
  5. 3 men killed, 1 injured in South Shore hit-and-run  WGN News
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