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Driver of pickup with high front end fatally struck Xyaire Askew, 4, Sunday evening in Avalon Park

The driver said he didn't see the boy before running him over, possibly due in part to the design of his vehicle.

June 5, 2024

Tragically, the Chicago Ride of Silence included 3 locations where 2 people were injured or killed on bikes

But while the event raised awareness of the urgent need to make streets safer for all users, it also was an example of what's beautiful about riding bikes.

May 16, 2024

CPD: SUV driver struck and killed man “sitting in street” across from Marquette Park green space.

The victim was at least the fifth person on foot killed on a Chicago street this year.

March 7, 2024

Hit-and-run pickup driver struck and killed Jiekun Xu, 68, on Pulaski Road where traffic deaths are common

Jiekun Xu was the fourth pedestrian or bike rider fatally struck on Chicago's Pulaski Road in less than a year.

February 10, 2024

Driver struck and killed Samantha Marie Hutcherson, 25, on December 28 in Washington Heights

Hutcherson was the 29th person struck and killed while walking on Chicago streets in 2023.

January 12, 2024