Man fatally struck by vehicle in Norwood Park

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A man was fatally struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Joseph Giljum, 36, was struck at 3:35 p.m. in the 6200 block of West Devon, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Giljum was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. He lived in the North Side Lake View neighborhood.

An autopsy Sunday found he died of multiple blunt force injuries and his death was ruled an accident, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The driver stayed at the scene, police said. The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.

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