Man Hit, Killed By Vehicle On Lake Shore Drive

Sun-Times Media Wire
February 02, 2020 - 6:06 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person was killed after being hit by a vehicle Saturday on Lake Shore Drive near the Museum Campus.

The man was trying to cross traffic when he was hit about 7:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes near McFetridge Drive, Chicago police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with “severe head trauma” and pronounced dead.

Although the man remains unidentified, and autopsy conducted Sunday confirmed he died from his injuries, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. His death has been ruled an accident.

No one is in custody, and the driver of the vehicle wasn't cited, police said.

Chicago police’s Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

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