Man fatally struck by vehicle on Near West Side

A driver was switching lanes about 10:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Roosevelt Road when she struck the 28-year-old who was walking in the street, Chicago police said.

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A man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle Wednesday on the Near West Side.

About 10:30 p.m., a woman driving west in the 1400 block of West Roosevelt Road was switching lanes when she struck the 28-year-old, who was walking in the street, Chicago police said.

Officers found the man unresponsive on the ground and he was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Chavon Trimble, who lived in the area, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death an accident.

The driver returned to the scene and gave officers a statement, police said.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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