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.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Weather Continues; Frost Advisory South Of Chicago
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.READ MORE: Churches, Community Groups Hold Mother's Day Ceremony For Justice For Black And Brown People Killed By Police
The driver was not issued any citations, police said.MORE NEWS: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Gompers Park On Northwest Side
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