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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

Woman, 57, fatally struck by hit-and-run SUV driver is third pedestrian killed near one-mile stretch of Congress in Garfield Park in three months

This fatality took place one day after an off-duty police officer struck and killed a female pedestrian in River North.

December 12, 2023

CPD officer who killed Maria Schwab, 56, almost escaped DUI charges because supervisor failed to report case, no Breathalyzer given

The officer wasn't tested until hours after she killed the pedestrian, giving the cop an opportunity to sober up almost to a legal blood alcohol concentration level.

December 8, 2023