A male bicyclist was pronounced dead this morning after being struck by a truck in the Noble Square neighborhood.
The accident happened at
the intersection of Ashland Avenue and Augusta Boulevard at about 10 a.m..
The truck and the bicycle were traveling westbound on Augusta when the driver
of the truck tried to make a right turn onto Ashland Avenue and struck the
The driver of the truck, Danny Darling, 47, of Michigan City, Ind., remained
at the scene and was ticketed for making an improper right turn.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics took the victim to John H. Stroger, Jr.
Hospital of Cook County.
The Cook County medical examiner's office said the man was in his 50s and was
pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m.