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Chavon Trimble, 28, struck on Near West Side is 2nd person walking killed in Chicago this week

The 1400 block of West Roosevelt. Image: Google Street View

28-year-old Chavon Trimble who was fatally struck Wednesday, July 29, on the Near West Side was the second pedestrian fatality on Chicago streets this week, following the death of a man who was run over by a semi driver in Humboldt Park on Monday.

According to police, at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, a westbound female driver was changing lanes on the 1400 block of West Roosevelt Road when she struck Trimble, who was walking on the street. This stretch of Roosevelt has five mixed-traffic lanes, plus bike lanes.

Trimble was found by responding officers on the ground unresponsive and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.

According to the police driver returned to the scene and gave officers her statement. She has not been cited. Major Accidents is investigating.

Fatality Tracker: 2020 Chicago pedestrian and bicyclist deaths on surface streets

Pedestrian: 15
Bicyclist: 4

Note: Streetsblog Chicago’s traffic death numbers represent fatal crashes on Chicago surface streets, based on media reports and/or preliminary Chicago Police Department data released by the Chicago Department of Transportation.

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