CHICAGO (STMW) — A 59-year-old man riding a bicycle was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday night as he attempted to cross Route 394 in south suburban Chicago Heights.

About 7:49 p.m., Robert Kirn was riding his bicycle on Route 394 near East Sauk Trail in Chicago Heights when he attempted to cross both north and southbound traffic, Illinois State Police said.

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Kirn, of the 600 block of Colleen Drive in Lynwood, was struck by a northbound vehicle and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced at 2:49 a.m. Thursday, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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The driver was not issued any citations, police said.

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