An 89-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle early Thursday on the Bishop Ford Expressway near the Pullman neighborhood.
Benjamin Kennerly was hit shortly before 1 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 94 near 120th Street by a 1996 Lexus driven by a 38-year-old woman , Illinois State Police said in a statement. He died at the scene.
Kennerly was listed as an 89-year-old Chicago resident by the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found he died of multiple injuries and ruled his death an accident.
Lanes were closed until around 5 a.m. for an investigation, state police said.