An 83-year-old man died Tuesday night after a car struck the bicycle he was riding on the Northwest Side.
Leonard Ratajczyk, of the 3900 block of North Pacific Avenue, was pronounced dead at 11:51 p.m. at Lutheran General Hospital.
According to police, he had been riding westbound in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road when a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu also traveling westbound collided with his bicycle.
The collision happened about 9:10 p.m.
Ratajzyk was taken to Lutheran General, where he later died.
The driver of the Malibu was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident