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Man dies after falling from motorcycle, getting hit by car in Lake View

A man died after falling from a motorcycle and being hit by a taxi in the North Side Lake View neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

The accident occurred about 3 p.m. near North Lake Shore Drive and West Grace Street, authorities said.

The man fell from a motorcycle and was hit by a taxi when the driver didn’t have enough time to brake, police said.

The man, 31, died at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at 4:09 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. His identity was not being released Thursday evening pending notification of his family.

No citations were issued in the crash as the police Major Accident Investigation Unit continued to investigate.



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