CHICAGO (CBS) — A 56-year-old bicyclist was fatally struck by a car Monday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Louis Smith was riding a bicycle about 8:35 p.m. northbound in the 100 block of North Homan when the bike swerved into a Chrysler 200 that was traveling south, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: City Was Warned About Thousands of Corroding Light Poles But Failed to Fix Many, CBS 2 Investigation Finds
Smith was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:12 p.m., authorities said. He lived on the Near West Side.READ MORE: 12 California Residents Contract COVID-19 After Attending Wedding In Milwaukee; 5 Have Omicron Variant
The female driver of the Chrysler was not injured, police said.
As of early Tuesday, no citations or charges have been filed in connection with the crash. The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.MORE NEWS: Neighbors Alarmed After Rash Of Robberies In Lakeview; Police Patrols Increased Along Southport Avenue
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