CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was struck by a Chicago city tow truck and killed Tuesday morning at O’Hare International Airport.
Police were called at 8:38 a.m. after the 26-year-old male driver of the City of Chicago-owned tow truck hit the 70-year-old man, police said.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Man Steals Car, Crashes It Moments Later In Back Of The Yards
Witnesses said the accident happened on a roadway some distance from the international terminal at O’Hare.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Lows In The Upper Teens, Possible Snow Showers Over The Weekend
The man was not in a crosswalk or a designated walking area, police said.
The man was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Syed Imam of Hanover Park.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
The police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating.