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Bicyclist Dies Following Accident In Lake View

A bicyclist has died from his injuries following a Chicago bicycle accident that happened on September 27, 2014.

The man, Joseph Korner, 78, of Chicago, died on November 6 at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

According to Chicago Police, the bicycle accident that injured Korner happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. on September 27 as he was riding in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood, in the 3500 block of North Lincoln.  At that time, Korner’s bicycle was struck from behind by a 2013 Mazda sedan.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of November 10, 2014, titled “Bicyclist dies more than a month after being struck by car in Lake View“:

The Mazda’s driver, a 90-year-old North Side man, was cited at the time of the accident for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said. He appeared in traffic court on Oct. 17.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago bicycle accident can be seen in the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the November 10, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Bicyclist, 78, dies after being hit by car in Lakeview.”

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