Man dies days after being hit by vehicle in NW Indiana

The 66-year-old was pronounced dead Saturday, two days after being struck in Whiting, Indiana.

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A man was shot dead Oct. 19, 2021, in West Garfield Park.

A 66-year-old man died Oct. 19, 2019, two days after being struck by a vehicle in Whiting, Indiana.

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A 66-year-old man died Saturday, two days after being hit by a vehicle in Whiting, Indiana.

The man was struck by the vehicle about 6:30 a.m. Oct. 17 in the 1800 block of Calumet Avenue, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died about 5 p.m. Saturday.

An autopsy Sunday ruled his death an accident, the medical examiner’s office said. The man died of blunt force injuries from being hit by the vehicle.

Whiting Police did not immediately return a request for details.

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