70-year-old bicyclist dies after striking parked truck near Museum Campus

The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died, according to police.

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A 70-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday after crashing into a parked truck on the Near South Side.

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A 70-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday after crashing into a parked truck near the downtown lakefront.

About 5:20 p.m., the man was biking north in the 1400 block of South Museum Campus Drive when he struck a parked truck, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as George Sawicki.

The driver of the truck was issued a citation.

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