There was a fatal pedestrian accident Sunday night (June 25, 2017) in Waukegan.
According to information provided by the Waukegan Police Department, the accident involved a southbound SUV hitting a man in the 200 block of North Green Bay Road. The collision occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m.
The man, identified as a 39-year-old man from Grayslake, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of June 26, 2017, titled “Pedestrian fatally struck by SUV in Waukegan“:
Police said he was crossing the street when traffic was legally flowing. He was wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.
“It is possible that the darker colored clothing played a factor in the accident,” police said.
The driver of the SUV, identified as a 32-year-old woman from Waukegan, was not injured, nor were the four juvenile passengers in the SUV.
The traffic crash investigation is being conducted by the Waukegan Police Department’s Traffic Division.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lake County pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above as well as the Lake County News-Sun article of June 26 titled “Pedestrian struck and killed by SUV on Green Bay Road in Waukegan.”
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