Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Valparaiso

SHARE Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Valparaiso
AX053_5A0C_9_931x999.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A 49-year-old man died two days after he was struck by a vehicle Friday night in northwest Indiana.

A 17-year-old girl was driving southbound on Sturdy Road near Martin Drive at 10:07 p.m. when she struck something, she told Valparaiso police.

She got out of her vehicle to see what she had struck and realized it was a person, police said. She called police and tried to offer aid.

Anthony E. Cotton was airlifted from the scene to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Cotton, of Valparaiso, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:43 a.m. Sunday, according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found he died of multiple injuries from the crash, and his death was ruled an accident.

Valparaiso police are investigating, but the driver is not expected to be cited or charged.

The Latest
It has been a great year for the Chicago-Israel partnership. From Bronzeville to Little Village, models of Israeli mental health treatment, entrepreneurship, and social innovation are being implemented by the community.
Leonhard, a former walk-on, developed into an All-American at Wisconsin before beginning a 10-year NFL career. He joined former coach Paul Chryst’s staff in 2016 and became defensive coordinator the following year.
The announcement comes 100 days after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. And it comes as wait times in Illinois for abortion procedures have skyrocketed from four days to two-and-a-half weeks, officials said.
Delivering the 2023 budget address that will serve as her re-election platform, Lightfoot’s $16.4 billion spending plan has a laundry list of new and continued investments intended to ease violence, homelessness and poverty.
The Native American actress took the stage when Brando won for ‘The Godfather,’ saying he declined the Academy Award to protest ‘the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry.’