CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman standing in the bike lanes near the University of Illinois at Chicago was fatally struck by a car early Sunday morning.
CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports that 41-year-old Beyanca Stephenson was getting out of her car at her home when she was hit by another car around 1:30 a.m.READ MORE: AT&T And Verizon Delay Rollout Of New 5G Service Near O'Hare, Midway, Other Airports After Airlines Warn Of Delays
She was in the bike lanes on Roosevelt Road near Racine, coming home after a fun night on a boat.
The impact killed Stephenson, a mother of two, and damaged at least three cars.READ MORE: Man Seriously Wounded In Shootout With University Of Chicago Police Officer In Hyde Park
The victim’s cousin said the driver was speeding; police had not confirmed that as of Sunday afternoon, but did say alcohol was not a factor.
The 22-year-old behind the wheel was cited with negligent driving and hitting a pedestrian.MORE NEWS: Grammy Awards To Be Held In Las Vegas On April 3
Neighbors say that stretch of Roosevelt Road can get busy, but they didn’t have any complaints or traffic issues to report.