By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 47th Street Tuesday morning.

Illinois State Police said at 11:27 a.m., a driver was headed south from the Dan Ryan local ramp onto the expressway in a 2020 white Kia Forte, when the driver struck the pedestrian.

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The pedestrian – a 50-year-old Chicago man – was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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A 42-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were in the Kia Forte, state police said.

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After the crash, all lanes of the Dan Ryan local ramp onto the southbound Dan Ryan at 50th Street were closed for an investigation. They reopened by 2 p.m.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff