Michael Murphy, 31, was chasing his dog on a Chicago, Illinois street when both he and the dog were struck by a car and killed. The driver, Jephious Morris, left the scene of the accident after hitting Murphy and his dog. Afterwards, Morris filed a false police report claiming that his car had been stolen. Morris later turned himself into police and was charged in connection with the fatal automobile accident. There is no word yet whether the family of the deceased will file a wrongful death lawsuit.
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