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Man’s death in Markham truck crash ruled homicide

The death of a 38-year-old pedestrian who was hit by a truck in south suburban Markham Friday has been ruled a homicide, officials said Saturday.

Hector Villanueva, of the 3100 block of West 147th Street in Posen, suffered multiple injuries after being hit by a truck Friday at 15205 Sacramento Ave. in Markham, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Villanueva died at 6:42 a.m. Friday, and an autopsy Saturday ruled his death a homicide, authorities said.

Markham police denied requests for comment Saturday.