Man wanted in deadly Clinton hit and run captured in Chicago

CLINTON, Iowa- A Chicago man was arrested in Chicago, accused of being the driver in a deadly hit & run.

Police originally issued a warrant for the arrest of Eddie Lee Crout Jr. 28, on September 18 of 2019. He was eventually arrested in Chicago on September 26, arrested by a fugitive task force.

Police say he was the driver in a deadly hit & run that took place in Clinton on August 30, 2019, killing 42 year-old Emiliano D. Barrios.

Crout is charged with homicide by a vehicle which is a Class C felony.

They plan on extraditing him to Clinton.

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