Bicyclist fatally struck by car in Garfield Ridge

A man was turning his car left onto Natchez Avenue from 57th Street when he struck the bicyclist, a 68-year-old man.

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A bicyclist was killed after being hit by a car Saturday night in Garfield Ridge on the Southwest Side.

The 67-year-old was biking about 9:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Natchez Avenue on June 24, 2023, when the driver of a car turned left onto Natchez Avenue from West 57th Street and struck him, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The bicyclist was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, according to police. He was identified as Jozef Jan Strus by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Citations were pending against the driver, a 32-year-old man, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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