City Tow Truck Kills Man, 70, At O'Hare

Sun-Times Media Wire
November 26, 2019 - 6:24 pm
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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 70-year-old man died after he was struck Tuesday by a city-owned tow truck in a parking lot at O’Hare International Airport.

The man was was hit by a city tow truck driven by a 26-year-old man about 8:45 a.m. in parking lot D at Terminal 5, according to Chicago fire and police spokespeople.

Police said the man was not in a crosswalk or designated walking area. He was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge and pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the fatality. CPD’s major accident unit is investigating.

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