Motorcyclist hit, killed in Bronzeville crash ID'd, authorities say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, November 11, 2022
Motorcyclist hit, killed in Bronzeville: Chicago police
There was a Chicago crash early Thursday morning in which a motorcyclist was hit and killed on Cottage Grove in Bronzeville, CPD said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A motorcyclist died early Thursday morning after a car hit him in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, CPD said.

The male driver of a sedan was making a U-turn in the 4600-block of South Cottage Grove Avenue just before 2:40 a.m. when he hit an unidentified male on a motorcycle, Chicago police said.

The victim was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The medical examiner later identified him as 27-year-old Luis J. Ramirez.

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No one else was injured, and the Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

No. 4 Cottage Grove buses were temporarily rerouted via Cottage Grove, 43rd Street, King Drive, 47th Street and Cottage Grove, due to street blockage, the CTA said.

The video in the player above is from a previous report.

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