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: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
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: Chicago Hotels Expected To Lose $2 Billion In Revenue By Year's End, Report Says
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: Pilsen Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity: 'Who Better To Understand Our Challenges Than Ourselves?'
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