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Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Vehicle On Dan Ryan Expressway

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 47th Street Tuesday morning.

Illinois State Police said at 11:27 a.m., a driver was headed south from the Dan Ryan local ramp onto the expressway in a 2020 white Kia Forte, when the driver struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian – a 50-year-old Chicago man – was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A 42-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were in the Kia Forte, state police said.

After the crash, all lanes of the Dan Ryan local ramp onto the southbound Dan Ryan at 50th Street were closed for an investigation. They reopened by 2 p.m.

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