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The man, 40, was riding a bike westbound on 67th Street about 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Chevrolet Impala in the intersection with Stony Island Avenue.

A bicyclist died after being hit by a car Sunday on the South Side.

The 40-year-old was riding a bike westbound on 67th Street about 1 a.m. when he was hit by a northbound Chevrolet Impala in the intersection with Stony Island Avenue, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the fatality.

The 42-year-old woman driving the Impala stayed at the scene after the crash, police said. She was not injured.

Police said investigators believe the cyclist may have been in the middle of the street when he was hit.

No charges or citations have been issued as the police Major Accidents Investigation Unit investigates the crash.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/11/17/20968925/bicyclist-fatally-...

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"The context of degrees of certainty or in this case, uncertainty..." 

Keto, save some of that rich material for gardening. And please don't take this as invitation to bloviate even more.

Well one of these days, a careless driver is going to run over the wrong person.  Remember the 'Teflon Don' John Gotti?....

....On March 18, 1980, Gotti's youngest son, 12-year-old Frank Gotti, was run over and killed on a bike by a neighbor named John Tavara.   Frank's death was ruled an accident, but Favara subsequently was attacked with a baseball bat when he visited the Gottis to apologize.   Four months later he was abducted and disappeared, presumed murdered.   The Gottis were on vacation in Florida at the time, but Gotti is still presumed to have ordered the killing....

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