CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was fatally struck by a car Monday night on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Maywood, police said.

He was struck about 10:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-290 near 9th Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

The man, whose exact age was not known, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

The man driving the car was not injured, but was also taken to the hospital as a precaution, police said. No citations or charges have been issued in the crash.

It was not immediately known why the pedestrian was on the expressway as Illinois State Police investigate.

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