Man dies two days after being struck by vehicle on South Side

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A man died Sunday afternoon, two days after he was struck by a van in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Marvell White, 19, darted into oncoming traffic in the 8700 block of South Ashland Avenue while crossing the street and was struck by a 2010 Dodge van heading southbound at 3:40 p.m. Friday, authorities said.

White, of the 9000 block of South Racine Avenue, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 4:24 p.m. Sunday, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The driver of the van, a 65-year-old woman, was cited for failure to exercise due care of a pedestrian in the roadway, police said. She is not expected to face additional charges or citations.

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