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Man struck, killed by taxi on Southwest side

Updated: May 28, 2013 7:25AM

A man was killed after he was struck by a taxi late Monday on the Southwest Side, authorities said.

Police said that about 11:30 p.m. the man was crossing South Cicero Avenue, near West 52nd Street, when a southbound cab struck him. He was unresponsive at the scene and was not taken to a hospital, police said.

The man, believed to have been in his 50s, was not crossing the street at a crosswalk, police said.

An official for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed that the man was killed in the accident, but did not identify him, pending notification of family.

The driver of the taxi has not been cited.

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