Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Car In East Garfield Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 56-year-old bicyclist was fatally struck by a car Monday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Louis Smith was riding a bicycle about 8:35 p.m. northbound in the 100 block of North Homan when the bike swerved into a Chrysler 200 that was traveling south, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Smith was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:12 p.m., authorities said. He lived on the Near West Side.

The female driver of the Chrysler was not injured, police said.

As of early Tuesday, no citations or charges have been filed in connection with the crash. The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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