CHICAGO (CBS) — A 59-year-old man died Wednesday morning after driving his SUV into Jackson Park Harbor.
The SUV left the road at Marquette and La Rabida drives, went down a hill at the entrance to La Rabida Children’s Hospital, and plunged into the outer harbor at Jackson Park around 5:40 a.m.READ MORE: Aurora Pop-Up Pantry Opens On Monday
The vehicle ended up about 30 to 40 feet offshore.READ MORE: Brandon Scott Hole Identified As Gunman Who Shot And Killed 8 People, Wounded 5 Others In Shooting At FedEx Facility In Indianapolis
The 59-year-old man who was driving the SUV was pulled out of the water and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. He later was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?
It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. Police said it was under investigation.