CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle last month on the Southwest Side, police said.
Adolf Urbanowicz, 94, died of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, but also contributing to his death were closed head injuries after being hit by a car while walking, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Sources: CPD Officer Shoots Person Along Eisenhower Expressway In West Suburbs; Police Were Pursuing Person Of Interest In Shooting That Killed 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams
His death was deemed an accident.READ MORE: State Rep. LaShawn Ford Introduces Legislation To Increase Equity In Illinois Cannabis Industry
At 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, a 40-year-old woman driving a Cadillac was making a left turn onto Archer Avenue from Lockwood Avenue when her vehicle struck a pedestrian, police said.
The victim was observed to have suffered minor abrasions to his head, and was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, police said at the time.MORE NEWS: Remembering Hazel Johnson, Chicago’s ‘Mother Of Environmental Justice,’ On Earth Day 10 Years After Her Passing
The driver was ticketed for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, police said.