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Woman Fatally Struck By Delivery Truck On Chicago’s North Side

There was a fatal pedestrian accident Monday afternoon (August 22, 2016) on the Far North Side of Chicago.

Details regarding this fatal accident – especially its causes – appear limited at this time.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 4:45 p.m.  At that time, a pedestrian who was crossing Peterson at North Central Park Avenue was struck by a UPS driver who was making a right turn on red at the time of the accident.

The pedestrian, identified as a 78-year-old woman, was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.  She later died.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources including the August 22, 2016 wgntv.com article (with video) titled “Woman struck and killed by delivery truck on North Side” as well as the August 22 CBS Chicago article titled “Woman, 78, Fatally Struck By Delivery Truck.”

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