Name Not Yet Released
Name Not Yet Released
Age Unknown    Chicago, IL    October 31 2012
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Source: A male bicyclist was pronounced dead this morning after being struck by a truck in the Noble Square neighborhood, officials said. The accident happened at the intersection of Ashland Avenue and Augusta Boulevard at about 10 a.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. The truck and the bicycle were traveling westbound on Augusta when the driver of the truck tried to make a right turn onto Ashland Avenue and struck the bicyclist, Mirabelli said. The driver of the truck, Danny Darling, 47, of Michigan City, Ind., remained at the scene and was ticketed for making an improper right turn, Mirabelli said. Chicago Fire Department paramedics took the victim to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, officials said. The Cook County medical examiner's office said the man was in his 50s and was pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m.

Collision Data

Crash time: between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m.

Closest Intersection: Ashland Ave

Land use: Urban

Road type: Urban Arterial

Where on the road the collision happened: Intersection

Collision type: Right hook

Driver Data

Vehicle type: Large Trucks

If truck: Unknown

At crash time driver was: Failure to Yield

Sources

Source: News Report
Type: Newspaper
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-bicyclist-dies-after-accident-in-noble-square-neighborhood-20121031,0,6511919.story

Legal Status

Legal status: Misdemeanor
Against: Against Driver
Civil Suit filed?:
Settled?:
In favor of:
Type of Charge: ticketed for making an improper right turn

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