(CBS) — Police are investigating an incident late Friday night at Midway Airport in which a baggage handler was killed.
According to police, just after 11 p.m. a man driving a luggage vehicle near the Southwest Airlines gate area collided with another luggage hauler and was ejected from the vehicle.READ MORE: Police Warn Of String Of Armed Robberies At Downtown 7-Eleven Stores
The man was taken to Advocate Christ Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The medical examiner identified the victim as 52-year-old Michael Yates of Carol Stream. He is a former DuPage County sheriff’s deputy who retired last year,