Driver strikes car, then kills pedestrian before crashing into Near West Side building

The crash happened early Friday at Roosevelt Road and Damen Avenue, police say.

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A male was fatally struck by a car May 6, 2022 on the Near West Side.

A male was fatally struck by a car May 6, 2022 on the Near West Side.

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A driver struck a car and then hit and killed a pedestrian before crashing into a building Friday morning on the Near West Side.

The driver was going south on Damen Avenue around 2:40 a.m. when he struck a car going east on Roosevelt Road, Chicago police said.

The driver continued south and hit a pedestrian on the road before crashing into a building, police said.

The pedestrian, Antoine Earl Davis, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The driver was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

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