Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Mundelein

There was a fatal pedestrian accident on Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Mundelein.

According to police, the accident happened at approximately 5:20 p.m. as a man, who was standing on the median, stepped into traffic and was fatally struck by a Ford Mustang that was traveling southbound on Route 45.

The man was identified as Arturo Carranza, 72.  He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of accident injuries, and he later died.

The driver of the Mustang is not expected to be charged in the accident.

The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team assisted with the investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 17, 2014 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Police ID 72-year-old man killed in Mundelein car crash” as well as the November 17 Daily Herald article titled “Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Mundelein.”


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