Bicyclist Dies After Crashing Into Store Window

OAK LAWN (CBS) — A bicyclist from Oak Lawn is dead after crashing into a retail store window.

The victim is identified as 52-year-old Michael Racky of Oak Lawn. Investigators say he was riding his bicycle east on 95th Street when he hit a curb.

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After losing control he crashed into a vacant store front window at the former Miss Fantasia Boutique, also on 95th Street.

Racky was taken to a hospital to be treated for lacerations and was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon.

Police say no vehicles were involved.

  • m

    HEader spelled wrong

    • John Dodge

      This has been fixed. Thank you.

  • Cathy Nestor

    Fixed here but not on the Facebook page.

    • John Dodge

      Yes, story was automatically fed to Facebook page before the error was caught. We’re human here. Regretfully, mistakes happen.

  • ambassy

    boy, it was a SEXY girl boutique, but who’d want her now?

  • Jo Bomby

    Wow thats kinda crazy, was the dude like texting or something while riding??

  • iris

    A person dies in an accident, and the comments are about a mistake. We have become such a sad society. Mr. Racky, may you rest in peace and my condolences to the family. To some of these people, go get a life.

    • Carrie Corbett

      I agree…..

  • Millie Phelps

    @Iris-AMEN TO THAT! No matter how it happened, a person has died! So sorry to hear that. My condolences to the family. R.I.P.Mr Racky

  • Yup

    Damn Yuppies and their Androids!

  • Bob Hamilton

    Would that be 95th and Avenue M or 95th and Harlem? Is the picture of bicycles to remind us what a bicycle looks like or was it the one involved in the crash? Is it that difficult to get relevant details to a story, even if you’re just relying on a press release from the police? Is there any actual reporting going on any more?

  • zarathrusta

    I guess this one won’t be cutting me off in traffic or coming up behind me on the sidewalk anymore. Get out the white paint!

    • kels~

      ARE YOU SERIOUS? what a low life you are! go away, shoo! move to another country, please!

  • Kathleen

    You are a PR!CK! I hope ALL Cyclists cut you off Everyday From Now On!
    Mr. Racky Rest In Peace & my Prayers to the family!

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