A female bicyclist was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
The semi was entering the Norfolk Southern facility in the 300 block of West 47th Street around 1:40 p.m. Monday when it struck the female bicyclist and immediately fled the scene, Chicago police said, citing early reports.
The unidentified woman, believed to be in her 40s, was dead the scene, authorities said.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office was notified of the death, but said they also hadn't been given the woman's identity.
Officials with Norfolk Southern weren't available for comment this morning. The police Major Accident Investigation Unit was handling the deadly collision, authorities said.