Fatal Round Lake Beach Pedestrian Accident On Route 83

There was a fatal Round Lake Beach pedestrian accident Monday (October 22, 2018) evening.  The accident happened on Route 83 near Monaville Road.

This fatal Round Lake Beach pedestrian accident happened as a man walking a bicycle and carrying groceries was attempting to cross Route 83  heading east.  Shortly before 7:00 p.m. he was struck by a southbound car.  The car was driven by a 26-year-old woman from Lindenhurst who was driving a Ford Taurus.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead after being taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  He was identified as Francisco Suarez Lopez, 67, of Round Lake Beach. According to preliminary autopsy results, the Lake County Coroner’s Office says he died from blunt force injuries caused by blunt force trauma.

An excerpt regarding the crash and the accident investigation, from the October 24, 2018 Grayslake Patch article titled “Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Round Lake Beach Identified“:

Round Lake Beach Police Department and the coroner’s office are continuing to investigate his death, no citations had been issued as of Tuesday pending further investigation by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Round Lake Beach pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the October 24 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Pedestrian identified after fatal crash in Round Lake Beach.”


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