Woman, 70, fatally struck while crossing street in Skokie
CHICAGO - A woman was fatally struck on a crosswalk Thursday afternoon in north suburban Skokie.
The 70-year-old was crossing the roadway around 5:22 p.m. at 4701 Howard Street when a vehicle struck her on the crosswalk, according to Skokie police.
The woman was transported by paramedics to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said. She has not yet been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
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The driver responsible for the crash remained at the scene, according to police.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact Skokie police at (847) 982-5900.