Man Fatally Struck By Car In Jefferson Park

(STMW) –A 77-year-old man was fatally struck by a car early Saturday in the North Side Jefferson Park neighborhood.

The man was crossing the street in the 5900 block of North Elston Avenue about 12:50 a.m. when a vehicle struck him, police said.

Joseph Kubica, of the 5300 block of North Luna Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:10 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The driver, a 45-year-old woman, was cited for driving without insurance and striking a pedestrian, police said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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