Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Evanston

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A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle early Wednesday in north suburban Evanston, police said.

Antoine S. Jones, 27, was struck by a vehicle about 7 a.m. near the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Howard Street, according to Evanston police. He lived in Chicago.

Police said Jones reportedly “laid down on the roadway just prior to the incident.”

He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released further details about the death.

The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year-old Chicago woman, remained at the scene after the crash, police said. No chargeswere expected to be filed against her.

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