Off-duty officer dies after South Side motorcycle crash

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Friday, August 28, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An off-duty Chicago police officer died after his motorcycle was hit by a car on the South Side.

Jonathan Ho, 35, was riding his motorcycle around 2 p.m. Monday when a driver hit him near West 95th Street and South Vincennes Avenue, police said.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m.

The 62-year-old man driving the vehicle that struck Ho's motorcycle was ticketed for failing to yield and driving on a suspended license.

CPD said Ho was assigned to the 6th District.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.