Pedestrian fatally struck on Eisenhower Expressway in Maywood

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MAYWOOD, Ill. -- A pedestrian was struck and killed while walking on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes of I-290 near 9th Avenue in Maywood.

A witness says he saw the man on the shoulder of the highway, and tried unsuccessfully to coax him into his car for his own safety.

When the man ran out into expressway traffic, he was hit by a black Porsche.

The man was transported to Loyola Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver was injured. He won't be ticketed.

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