Woman dies after being run over by trolley

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CHICAGO — A woman has died after being hit by a trolley in the Loop on Saturday morning.

The 42-year-old was in a crosswalk at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Monroe street at about 10:30 a.m.  The trolley made a right turn and ran over her, police said.

According to authorities, the woman was legally in the intersection and had the signal to cross the street.

She was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The 49-year-old woman driving the trolley was issued a citation for striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk.