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Motorcyclist dies weeks after hit-and-run on I-57 in Markham

Jiar A. Flowers-Milliner, 23, was thrown from his seat and landed on the roadway, where he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene, authorities said.

A man was found dead Dec. 25, 2020, on the South Side.
A motorcyclist died June 27, 2020, after being hit by a vehicle June 13, 2020, on Interstate 57 in Markham.
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A motorcyclist who was hit by a car on Interstate 57 died Saturday, weeks after the hit-and-run occurred.

He lost control of his bike about 11 p.m. June 13 in the northbound lanes of I-57 south of Crawford Avenue, Illinois State Police said. He was thrown from his seat and landed on the roadway, where he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.

The man, identified as 23-year-old Jiar A. Flowers-Milliner, died of his injuries at 4 p.m. Saturday at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in Park Forest, and an autopsy ruled his death an accident.