A woman died after she was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon in the Uptown neighborhood.
A man, 39, was traveling in a gray Honda Accord around 3 p.m. near Sunnyside Avenue and Hazel Street when he attempted to make a left turn and struck Yehuala Melkama as she crossed the street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Melkama, 44, who lived less than a block away, was pronounced dead about a half hour later, the medical examiner’s office said.
The man was issued citations, police said.
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The victims were sitting in a parked car in the 4100 block of West Taylor Street when they were shot, police said.