Man killed in crash on Lake Shore Drive

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Traffic was blocked overnight on lake shore drive, after a car crashed into a light pole near North Avenue.

It happened just about 11:35 p.m Sunday night.

A 37-year-old man driving a red Acura was killed in the accident.

The car swerved across the drive and struck a light pole, police said. The driver was declared dead on the scene at 12:09 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The victim’s name has not been released.

All lanes of lake shore drive are now back open.

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