Man dies more than a month after being hit by vehicle in Ford Heights

Joseph Nichols, 30, was hit at midnight Dec. 6 at Woodlawn Avenue and East Lincoln Highway.

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A man died more than a month after he was hit by a vehicle Dec. 6, 2019, in Ford Heights.

A man died more than a month after he was hit by a vehicle Dec. 6, 2019, in Ford Heights.

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A man died more than a month after he was struck by a vehicle in south suburban Ford Heights.

Joseph Nichols, 30, was hit at midnight Dec. 6 at Woodlawn Avenue and East Lincoln Highway, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at Kindred Chicago Lakeshore at 9:43 a.m. Monday.

Autopsy results released Tuesday found he died of complications from multiple blunt force injuries as a result of being hit by a vehicle, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled an accident.

Ford Heights police didn’t immediately respond to a request for details about the incident.

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