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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

Turning trucker fatally struck Chauncie J. Lewis, 33, lying on the sidewalk in West Garfield Park

Tragically, no intervention was done for two hours after a citizen called to request help for Lewis, after which he was struck, as the caller feared would happen.

October 19, 2023

CPD: After “verbal turned physical altercation,” man was fatally dragged by driver in West Garfield Park

The conflict took place at 626 S. Pulaski Rd., and the victim was dragged two blocks south, until he struck another driver's open door and fell, and the first motorist fled the scene.

July 17, 2023