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Vehicle fatally strikes woman in Chatham

A 59-year-old woman died after being struck by a vehicle Friday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

The woman was attempting to cross the 500 block of East 79th Street at 6:50 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

Rose Harris, of the 1100 block of North Leclaire Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.



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