Man fatally struck by car in Jefferson Park

A man is dead after he was hit by a car in Jefferson Park.

It happened just before 1 a.m. Saturday in the 5900 block of N. Elston Avenue.

The man, 77, was crossing the street when he was struck by the car, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 45-year-old woman was cited for hitting the man, and driving without insurance.

According to police, alcohol was not a factor in the accident.

 

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