Bicyclist struck, killed in East Side hit-and-run crash ID'd, Chicago police say

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Friday, August 12, 2022
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CPD said a bicyclist was struck and killed early Thursday morning in a hit-and-run incident on South Avenue L in the East Side neighborhood.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A bicyclist struck and killed early Thursday morning in a hit-and-run incident in the city's East Side neighborhood has been identified.

Pablo Rodriguez, 55, was hit by a black SUV under a viaduct in the 9900-block of South Avenue L about 6:15 a.m., Chicago police said.

The driver did not stop.

The bicyclist was killed. Chicago police said they do not know if the vehicle was damaged in the crash.

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Police are asking anyone who may have any information about this crash to contact the Major Accident Investigative Unit at 312-745-4521.

No further details have been released.

The video in the player above is from an earlier report.

Sun-Times Media contributed to this report.