Man fatally struck by vehicle in Sauk Village identified

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A pedestrian who was fatally struck by a vehicle Sunday night in south suburban Sauk Village has been identified as a northwest Indiana man.

The 31-year-old man was walking on I-394 near Sauk Trail “for unknown reasons” when he was struck by a southbound vehicle at 10:08 p.m., according to Illinois State Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Daminen Kortez Johnson, of the 1100 block of West 5th Avenue in Gary, was pronounced dead at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey a short time later, according to the medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy found he died of multiple injuries but did not rule on the manner of his death.

The vehicle stayed at the scene, police said. The driver was not charged or cited.

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