Man hit by falling window in River North: CPD

Chicago weather: Rain/snow mix was falling across area when incident took place

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Man hit by falling window in River North: CPD
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Chicago police say a man was hit by a falling window on Illinois Street in River North Tuesday morning, as a snow mix was falling across the area.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A shattered window fell on a 37-year-old man in River North Tuesday morning, Chicago police said.

The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 200-block of West Illinois Street about 8:50 a.m. when a shattered window hit him, CPD said.

He suffered minor cuts to his forehead and ear, but was treated and released on the scene, police said.

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A rain/snow mix fell across the Chicago area Tuesday morning.

It was not immediately clear what caused the window to fall.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.