Bicyclist dies after being hit by dump truck in West Loop
CHICAGO (August 9, 2018) – Police say a 39-year-old bicyclist was fatally struck by a dump truck Thursday morning in the West Loop.
ABC 7 Chicago reports the woman was heading north in the 700-block of Halsted Street when she was hit by a truck around 7:10 a.m. Police say the driver of the truck was attempting to make a right turn.
Emergency responders were called to the scene and the woman was transported to NOrthwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, where she later died.
The woman’s identity has not yet been released.
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