Recent Streetsblog CHICAGO posts about Pedestrian Fatalities

78th and Cottage Grove. Image: Google Street View

Brenda April Mares, 22, Was Fatally Struck in Chatham

Blue Island resident Brenda April Mares, 22, was fatally struck in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood last Wednesday. According to police, the driver of a Toyota Corolla ran over Mares at 78th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue at about 11 p.m. The motorist told responding officers that the victim had been lying in the street when he […]