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Man Struck And Killed By Taxi In Garfield Ridge

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CHICAGO (CBS) – A man was killed when he was struck by a taxi Monday night in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood near Midway International Airport.

Police said the man was crossing Cicero Avenue near Archer Avenue at about 11:30 p.m., when a cab headed south on Cicero struck him.

The man, believed to have been in his 50s, was pronounced dead in the scene.

The man was not crossing the street at a crosswalk, and the taxi driver was not issued any traffic citations or criminal charges, police said.taxi