Elderly man fatally struck by car in Skokie

August 29, 2013 10:05:51 AM PDT
An 84-year-old Skokie man was struck by a car and killed Thursday morning while crossing Oakton at Knox.

The accident took place around 6 a.m. in front of Oakton Park. The driver did stop and is being questioned. No charges or citations had been issued as of 11 a.m.

Police say the victim was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later. The striking vehicle was headed eastbound on Oakton St. and struck the pedestrian, walking southbound across Oakton St. in front of Oakton Park.