Man Fatally Struck By Car In Niles

There was a fatal pedestrian accident this morning (October 23, 2015) in Niles.

According to Niles Police, the accident happened at approximately 6:00 a.m., as a man was crossing in a crosswalk in the 8900 block of West Golf Road as he was walking to the Meijer grocery store.

At that time, a Dodge Durango, traveling westbound and through a green light, hit the man in the center lane.

According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the pedestrian died at the accident scene.

He has been identified as Richard S. Stern, 84, of Niles.

An excerpt from the October 23, 2015 Niles Herald-Spectator (Chicago Tribune) article titled “Police identify man killed crossing Golf Road in Niles“:

Stern had been crossing the intersection against the pedestrian signal when he was struck, according to police.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Niles Herald-Spectator article seen above, as well as the October 23, 2015 CBS Chicago article titled “Elderly Man Struck And Killed By SUV In Niles.”


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