BlockClubChicago.org is reporting on the death of bicyclist Angela Park who was killed Thursday morning after being run over by a Lakeshore Recycling dump truck.
The accident happened at approximately 7:10 AM at the intersection of Halsted Street and West Madison in Chicago’s West loop. The exact address was 727 West Madison Street, according to authorities.
The longtime fitness coach and mother of two was pronounced as deceased at 7:33 AM by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The dump truck driver was cited on the spot for striking a pedestrian in the roadway. The driver’s name was not released.
We will have more information on this accident as it develops.
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