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.
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.
The driver was not issued any citations, police said.
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