Chicago police cite van driver after 4-year-old boy hit, killed: authorities – NBC Chicago

The driver of a pickup truck was cited for failing to yield after striking and killing a 4-year-old boy Sunday evening in Chicago’s Grand Crossing neighborhood, authorities said.

The incident was reported around 5:24 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Harper, according to Chicago police. A westbound pickup truck was attempting to turn northbound when it struck a 4-year-old boy.

The boy was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Chicago Police Major Accident Investigation Unit was investigating Sunday evening.

NBC Chicago

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